Former Priest Found Guilty of Murder in Case That Haunted South Texas for Decades

By Aaron Nelsen
San Antonio Express-News
December 7, 2017

John Bernard Feit enters the 92nd state District Court before the start of closing arguments in his trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor/Pool)

EDINBURG Former priest John Feit was convicted Thursday of murder with malice aforethought in the killing of a beauty queen in 1960 and now faces a sentence of up to 99 years.








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