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VIDEO: Who is Mary Horton Vail?

Mary Horton Vail

Mary Horton Vail

Police in Texas recently arrested Felix Vail for the 1962 murder of his wife Mary Horton Vail, 22. Her death, originally ruled an accident, was reclassified as a homicide after police reopened the investigation in response to an article by investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell of the Clarion Ledger. Here Mitchell discusses Horton Vail’s life, as well as the suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.

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