Local news reporters were told the truth, and then buried the story?

DA, Catholic Church protected killer?

By Gregg Romero Wendorf

EDINBURG -- This true-crime story sounds too far-fetched to be true. Yet, it’s kind of hard to discredit witness testimony when it’s coming from the well-respected local attorney Darrell Davis of the Mission-based law firm of King Guerra Davis & Garcia. Still, the Hidalgo County district attorney and the Corpus Christi Catholic Diocese covering up the grisly murder and rape of a beautiful young woman, Irene Garza, in the early 1960s just to avoid a church scandal? Just let the killer walk away scot-free and leave the victim’s parents and family a total wreck in his wake? Will the jury in the murder case now underway in the trial of 85-year-old former Catholic Priest John Feit buy it along with other evidence presented as the trial enters its second week as of this Monday?

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