<<<McAllen, Texas (CNN) -- All evidence pointed police to one conclusion: A priest had killed a beautiful 25-year-old schoolteacher. Searchers had found the lifeless body of former Miss South Texas, Irene Garza, face down in a canal in her hometown of McAllen. She'd disappeared on the day before Easter after going to Sacred Heart Catholic Church for confession.
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Questioned by police, Feit [the priest to whom Ms. Garza went for confession] failed lie detector tests. What was also suspicious was that just 24 days before the killing, Feit had been arrested for attacking another young woman at a church in a town about 10 miles from McAllen. Feit pleaded no contest to misdemeanor aggravated assault. A judge found him guilty and fined him $500 with no prison time.>>>
Irene Garza was murdered in 1960.
Read the rest here:http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/31/...s-priest-murder-case
The current district attorney, after refusing to act for a long time, finally presented the case to a grand jury. His presentation was shabby and incomplete, apparently by design. The grand jury did not indict Feit. A new district attorney might well be in office after the next election. The case is still open and the family of Ms. Garza hopes a new DA will steadfastly pursue an indictment.
Feit still lives, in his 80s, having left the priesthood long ago. He was hustled off to a monastery shortly after Ms. Garza was killed. A monk at the monastery has stated publicly that he was told by church officials that Feit had killed a young woman. Asked why he (the monk) did not report it at that time, he responded by saying that "We did as we were told" [by the church].
If a grand jury is confidential than how does anyone know it was a shabby and incomplete presentation?
For one thing, both the monk who had confirmed that he was told by a Catholic Church official that Feit was sent to the monastery was summoned as a potential grand jury witness, but the DA never called him to testify. Ditto the priest who served in McAllen when Feit did and who came forward apologetically, after decades of silence, to say that he also knew Feit had committed the murder. He was summoned but not called to take the stand and testify.
A slide viewer belonging to the priest was found with the victim in the canal where her body was dumped, as were two candlesticks that had been in the church just days earlier.
Ho do you know these people were summoned but never testified?
That was reported in the TV documentary I viewed on this matter.
And of course they are 100% correct?