Elderly man indicted for killing brother

Asua Bartolo (Source: TPSO)
Asua Bartolo (Source: TPSO)

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - An Independence man has been indicted for the murder of his brother in July 2012.

Asua Bartolo, 62, is accused of stabbing his brother, Elias Bulnez Azua, 55, to death.

Azua's body was found in a home on Greg Dr. in Hammond on July 22.

Bartolo has been charged with second degree murder.  If convicted, he faces a mandatory life sentence.

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