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Sheriff: 14-year-old charged with murder after killing father's fiancee

4 months 4 days 7 hours ago Monday, September 21 2020 Sep 21, 2020 September 21, 2020 1:58 PM September 21, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

SLIDELL - A Louisiana teen was booked for murder after he allegedly shot and killed his father's fiancée.

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said the unidentified 14-year-old was taken into custody after the incident Monday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, the boy called 911 around 6:30 a.m. to report the victim was shot at their Slidell home. Deputies arrived to find the woman with a gunshot wound.

The teen admitted to shooting the woman during a dispute, the sheriff's office said. Officials said the victim was living at the home with the boy's father.

“Unfortunately this is another domestic related homicide,” Sheriff Randy Smith said in a statement. “Our prayers go out to the family affect by this tragedy.”

The teen was booked into a juvenile detention center on a count of second-degree murder.

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