Mississippi Man Arrested In 51-Year-Old Alleged Murder Of Wife In Calcasieu Parish
73-year-old Felix Vail now sits in the Calcasieu Parish jail, accused of murdering his wife, Mary Horton Vail, in 1962.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies say the wife drowned in the Calcasieu River. The husband claimed it was a boating accident.
Police say Felix Vail, who is a Mississippi native, was arrested in Canyon Lake, Texas, Friday night and transported to Lake Charles. Felix is also a suspect in the deaths of a girlfriend and another wife.