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Former priest convicted in 1960 Texas slaying dies at 87

A former Texas priest who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher who came to him for confession has died, prison officials said. John Bernard Feit, 87, died Thursday afternoon at Huntsville Hospital, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said. Prosecutors said Garza went to Feit for confession at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas.
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Former Priest Convicted in Rape and Murder of Beauty Queen 60 Years Ago

85-year-old John Bernard Feit was found guilty in Irene Garza's slaying
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85-year-old former priest jailed for life for 1960 killing of schoolteacher and former beauty queen 

A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served. The same jurors in Hidalgo County in South Texas found John Bernard Feit guilty of murder Thursday night. Prosecutors asked jurors Friday for a 57-year prison term — one year for each year he had walked free since killing Irene Garza after she went to him for confession at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas...
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Punishment testimony begins in ex-priest’s murder trail

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A former priest, convicted of murdering a female parishioner more than 57 years ago, now faces testimony on what punishment he should receive. A South Texas jury is hearing that testimony Friday, a day after finding 85-year-old John Bernard Feit (FYTE) guilty of murder in the April 1960 strangulation death of […]
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