50-year-old man charged with murder being held on $250,000 bond

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 2:00pm

A 50-year-old man was arrested last night for allegedly shooting and killing a man during an argument.

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the shooting happened on Monday, July 22 shortly before 7:00 p.m. When deputies arrived at the home on Conrad Road in Crowley, they found the victim, Edgar Eugene Belveal, 32, suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.

Investigators learned that Belveal had driven to the home of Henry Lawrence Leger to have a discussion. The conversation got heated, and for undisclosed reasons, Leger allegedly shot and killed the victim.

Leger was arrested and charged with Second-Degree Murder. He was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on a bond of $250,000.


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