SJU Chaplain Taken Hostage (Backous, 1993)


St. John’s University chaplain Timothy “Timo” Backous, OSB, was taken hostage Tuesday night by an unidentified captor.

After a 45-minute standoff, an unidentified white male in his early twenties surrendered to authorities and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital where he underwent psychiatric evaluations.

November 4, 1993
The Record
SJU Chaplain taken hostage

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