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Former minister and reality show contestant killed model, prosecutors say

September 25, 2009 | 10:37 am

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef0120a5969e5d970b-pi

He is a one-time contestant on the show “America’s Sexiest Bachelor” who, according to his website, traveled the world ministering through a mime performance.

She was a model and entertainer who had bit roles in Hollywood blockbusters and featured roles in adult movies.

Now, Brian Lee Randone is accused of torturing and killing Felicia Tang Lee in the home they shared in Monrovia.

"She did not deserve to be beaten … she was a nice gal and she didn’t deserve it,” said Candace Kita, who worked with Lee as a model.

Lee was beaten and choked, according to authorities. Prosecutors said torture charges were filed because of the severity of her injures and evidence that she died slowly.

Read more on the Sept. 11 slaying in Monrovia on The Homicide Report.

-- Anthony Pesce

Photo: Felicia Tang Lee, left, gardening with her friend Shannon Donnan. Credit: Family photo

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