Man charged with murder in Tickfaw robbery

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Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Detectives charged a man with murder in connection to a robbery back in May.

Investigators say 37-year-old Leslie Wayne Giddens killed 64-year-old Lucky Williams on May 26th.

Detectives said the murder happened at Williams’ home on Meghans Loop in Tickfaw.

Investigators said Giddens was developed as a suspect early on in the investigation and was linked to the murder through forensic evidence.

Detectives believe robbery was the motive.

Giddens, who is already in custody on a probation hold violation, was booked with one count of 1st degree murder and armed robbery. 

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