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Suspect arrested in Tangipahoa Parish murder

Leslie Wayne Giddens ,37, mugshot
Leslie Wayne Giddens ,37, mugshot
Updated: Jul. 11, 2019 at 4:03 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - On July 8, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Leslie Wayne Giddens, 37, from Amite, for the May 26, murder of 64-year-old Lucky Williams.

The murder occurred at Williams’ residence on Meghans Loop in Tickfaw. Giddens was identified as a suspect early in the investigation through forensic evidence. Robbery is believed to be the motive.

Giddens, who is already in custody on a probation hold violation, was booked with one count of first degree murder and armed robbery.

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