Ex-port official in Texas admits killing wife

October 27, 2009 6:55:55 AM PDT
A plea agreement means a 25-year prison term for a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry director who killed his wife.Joseph Mongiello III pleaded guilty to murder in the Jan. 13 shooting death of his 45-year-old wife, Lindsay Parker Tall. She was found slain at the couple's home in Mission.

Mongiello, 49, was charged after calling emergency responders following a domestic dispute.

The plea agreement and sentencing were Monday.

Mongiello in 2003 was named port director at the Rio Grande City-Camargo International Bridge.

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