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PONCHATOULA, LA (WAFB) -
hearing is scheduled for the man suspected of killing a former broadcaster and
Maurer, 33, is charged with second-degree murder and aggravated burglary in the
stabbing death of Rube Rogers, 65, of Ponchatoula on Aug. 13, 2010.
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office believes Maurer robbed and brutally killed
Rogers in his home.
family of the victim said Rogers raised the younger Maurer since his teenage
years and was like a stepfather to him.
said the suspect took off with his real father, Ricky Maurer, 53, after the
was arrested in Humphreys County, TN the next night.
was charged with accessory after the fact for first-degree murder.
to reports, Eric Maurer confessed to killing Rogers and robbing him for drug
The two men
waived extradition and returned to Louisiana about a week later.
Chutz is presiding over the case.
Rogers worked for ActionNews17 and was a member of the Tangipahoa Parish Police Jury.