65-year-old man arrested for murder in Denham Springs

65-year-old man arrested for murder in Denham Springs
Photo provided by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.

POSTED: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 1:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 4:26pm

A 65-year-old man was arrested for the murder of a Baton Rouge man.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Department reports that the incident happened on Sunday, June 2 at roughly 8:30 p.m. Deputies arrived to the home on Caraway Road in Denham Springs and found the victim, William Mixon, 63, dead from a gunshot wound.

Investigators arrested Wayne Matherne, 65, for Second-Degree Murder. He was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on a bond of $151,000.

Officials did not provide any details regarding the relationship between the victim and the suspect. However, they did say that the two men were arguing prior to the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

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