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DNA tests confirm identity of second man in priest killing

DNA tests show Abdel-Malik Nabil Petit Jean (right) was one of the men who killed a priest in a Normandy church.

DNA tests have confirmed the second man who killed a priest in a church in Normandy was Abdel-Malik Nabil Petit Jean, French prosecutors said.

The 19-year-old, who was born in the eastern Vosges region of France, slit the throat of Father Jacques Hamel with Adel Kermiche, also 19, during morning Mass in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, outside Rouen, on Tuesday.

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