BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 37-year-old Carlton Williams, of New Orleans is behind bars facing one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Illegal Use of a Weapon.
Williams is accused of killing 32-year-old Candis Burton, of Prairieville.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, “investigators believe that Williams shot Burton as she was involved in a verbal altercation with another individual, yesterday afternoon around 2:00 p.m. in a parking lot at 3303 Lone Oak Dr.”
Burton was pronounced dead at the scene.
Williams is currently in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.