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Dec 9, 2017

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

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.

Dec 8, 2017

Texas Prosecutors Seek 57-Year Sentence for Former Priest

Texas Prosecutors Seek 57-Year Sentence for Former Priest

Prosecutors asked a jury Friday to send a former priest convicted of murder to prison for 57 years, reflecting how long he has walked free since he killed a 25-year-old beauty queen who went to him for...

Dec 7, 2017

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

A former priest has been found guilty of murder in the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

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