Henry B. Groover III


Age: 62

Dominican ordained priest and brother-in-law of celebrity TV chef Paula Deen who is the elder brother of Deen's second husband Michael Groover and was recently served with a bombshell child sex abuse lawsuit filed earlier this year in Savannah, Georgia amid allegations that he had sexually assaulted a young man for years by using illicit substances to lure the minor into illegal sex acts while acting as a priest in the 1980's, but who is described in a lawsuit from the incident as "well known to some in the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan area as a pedophile and sexual predator" during the years from 1983 to present.

Cause of Death: Suicide by unknown method

Born: June 20, 1954

Died: January 17, 2017

Savannah, Georgia