Central Islip pastor convicted of sex abuse dies behind bars

? A Central Islip pastor who sexually abused young congregants has died while serving time. Cops say John Gargano claimed to be the Archangel Gabriel

CENTRAL ISLIP - ? A Central Islip pastor who sexually abused young congregants has died while serving time. Cops say John Gargano claimed to be the Archangel Gabriel to convince young people at the Eternal Tabernacle Church to have sex with him.

Gargano?s victims included a 14-year-old girl. Gargano was convicted of sex abuse in 1991.

Gargano died Saturday at a Westchester hospital.

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