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Arrest made in 1962 death

Felix Vail circa 1983 Felix Vail circa 1983
Mary Horton Vail (Source: Family) Mary Horton Vail (Source: Family)
Mary Horton Vail (Source: Family) Mary Horton Vail (Source: Family)

An arrest has been made in the 1962 death of Mary Horton Vail.

Mary Horton Vail was found dead in the Calcasieu River in October 1962. Her husband, Felix Vail, claimed she was the victim of a boating accident.

The Clarion-Ledger newspaper in Jackson, Miss., is reporting that Felix Vail was arrested Friday in Texas and charged with the murder of Mary Horton Vail.

Read more about the case HERE.

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