John Feit, a former Catholic priest, has been arrested in a 56-year-old murder case.

Irene Garza was last seen alive the night before Easter 1960 when Feit heard her confession at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. Five days later, searchers found the lifeless body of the 25-year-old former Miss South Texas face down in a canal.

Feit, 83, has long been the main suspect in the case, but he wasn’t arrested until Tuesday in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested him on a murder charge out of the state of Texas, according to the Hidalgo County, Texas, Prosecutor’s Office and the Texas Rangers. Authorities are working to extradite him from Arizona....Read more at PIX 11

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Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:53:00 AM

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