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Amite man charged with first degree murder, robbery

Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Views: 8478

Amite man charged with first degree murder, robbery


From the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:

AMITE---On July 8, 2019, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Detectives arrested Leslie Wayne Giddens, 37, of Amite, for the May 26, 2019, murder of 64-year-old Lucky Williams.

The murder occurred at Mr. Williams' residence on Meghans Loop Tickfaw, LA.

Giddens was developed as a suspect early on in the investigation, and was linked to the murder through forensic evidence. Robbery is believed to be the motive.

Giddens, who was already in custody on a probation hold violation, has been charged with one count of 1st degree murder and armed robbery.


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