So this is the ideal thing to do after killing a priest???

A handyman who killed a Mississippi priest and stole his car was caught by police on his way to take his family to Disney World. (Smart idea bud!)

A Mississippi handyman killed a priest and was caught in Florida while taking his family to Disney World, authorities say.

Jeremy Manieri, 31, of Waveland, Miss., was arrested Tuesday morning at a motel in Davenport, Fla., without resistance and confessed to killing the Rev. Edward Everitt, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told WTVM-TV in Tampa.

He had his ex-wife and two children, ages 10 and 5, with him, but they were unaware of the crime, Judd said.

Manieri was easily found because he stole Everitt’s car, which has a tracking device, authorities said.

Everitt, 70, was pastor at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Hammond, La., and was staying at a Waveland beach house used by priests, local police told WLOX-TV in Biloxi, Miss.

Police said Manieri worked odd jobs at the Dominican retreat.

Chief Jimmy Varnell said robbery was the likely motive, and Manieri probably will be charged with capital murder.

Varnell said Manieri has an “extensive criminal history in Georgia, Alabama, Florida,” is a registered sex offender for molesting a child family member and is wanted in Florida for car theft.

The suspect was in the Polk County jail Wednesday awaiting extradition.


Not only did this scumbag kill a priest….he stole his car and thought it would be a good idea to take his family on a trip in the car he stole from the guy he JUST MURDERED. Oh yeah….that makes a lot of sense. GTFOH!!!!!

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