Ex-priest gets life sentence for murder of Texas beauty queen in 1960

Published on 10 Dec 2017 1:06:27 PM

A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession, was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in south Texas Thursday evening, ending a cold case that has troubled the community for nearly 60 years.
85-year-old John Feit was convicted of premeditated murder in the death of Irene Garza, who went for a confession during Holy Week in McAllen, Texas.