Tag: trial

New audio recordings presented in Melissa Patterson Trial

An investigator in the case went deeper into conversations between Melissa Patterson and a housekeeper, who was there in the final moments of Martin Knell. Patterson told the housekeeper of Comfort House in the recordings to stay outside while Patterson was in the room with Martin Knell moments before his death. Wednesday, the investigator presented audio recordings of a conversation between the two. It was used as evidence against Patterson today in the fourth week of the trial. Christopher Calloway, a Texas Ranger who was investigating the case since 2015, was the one who recorded the audio between the...

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Woman accused of Capital Murder in 2015 on trial

A woman accused of capital murder in 2015 is now on trial. Monica Melissa Patterson is accused of the homicide of 96 year old, Martin Knell. She allegedly murdered knell by choking him when she was employed at The Comfort House in McAllen. Reports indicate Angel Mario Garza who works with Patterson, lied to the authorities about what happened. The jury was selected out of a group of 250 people. It is expected trial will continue Tuesday, tomorrow...

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Pre-trial date for John Feit Rescheduled

This week the pre-trial date for John Feit was rescheduled.The murder of South Texan beauty queen and teacher, Irene Garza in 1960 not only rattled the valley but the entire country. Irene Garza, twenty- five at the time, was last seen the night of April sixteenth at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen. Fifty-seven years ago, Garza’s body was found in an irrigation canal five days after she went missing. The main suspect in this case was found to be John Feit who was a priest at Sacred Heart at the time. The case went cold for decades until recently...

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Deadly Car Race Trial Continues

Trial against Ciro Manuel Rodriguez continues as he allegedly participated in a car race that left one person dead and one with severe brain damage. It all started January 5th 2016, that was a day 28-year-old Ciro Manuel Rodriguez Trevino crashed against 25-year-old Angel Cordero Garcia, known as Jorge, who now has permanent brain damage due to the collision. Is friend, 20-year-old Marcelo Flores, who was in the car with him, lost his life. According to police reports, Rodriguez was north of 10th street in Edinburg as Trevino was coming west when they collided. Officials stated Rodriguez was racing...

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