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Victim, suspect identified in Denham Springs murder

3 years 11 months 3 weeks ago June 03, 2013 Jun 3, 2013 Monday, June 03 2013 June 03, 2013 1:19 PM in News
Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Brian Waldrep

DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Livingston Parish this weekend.

Investigators arrested Wayne Matherne, 65, of Denham Springs after they said he shot and killed William Mixon, 65, of Baton Rouge Sunday night.

Deputies said they were called to Caraway Road around 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found Mixon bleeding from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Investigators said they foundout Mixon and Matherne were arguing before the shooting, arrested Matherne on suspicion of second-degree murder.

He remains in the Livingston Parish Jail on a $151,100 bond. Investigators said more charges are possible.


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