‘Drag Queen’ gets life for murder of girlfriend

By Valerie Reddell Dramatization written by Tim Martin The year was late 1984 or early 1985. It was evening and Brandi West, a well know female impersonator was performing at one of the many night clubs in the Montrose area of Houston that catered to the gay community.  That same night, 19-year-old Patrice Leblanc, was partying in the same club. At left, Brandi West, the persona created by...