Man charged with murder for shooting woman in the head

Photo provided by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office.
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 6:00pm

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman to death over the weekend.

The Crowley Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Police were called after a witness observed a man pulling a woman into a home located on West Hutchinson Ave.

Shortly after receiving the first phone call, a second individual reported a possible shooting at the same address.

“Our officers breached the residence and discovered that the female victim had been shot one time in the head area” stated Chief Gibson. “Officers were directed to a family member’s residence of the male subject, which was on West 6th Street. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody without incident.”

The victim has been identified as Theressa Mayfield.

Marlon Mayfield, 40, was charged with Second-Degree Murder. He was booked into the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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