Eyewitness News was first to tell you last night about the Church Point investigation into the death of August Carter Junior. On 5/21/2009 an autopsy report confirmed that August Carter died as a result of a homicide.
Twenty one-year-old Robert Thomas was arrested and charged with second degree murder after police say he struck Carter as he walked out of a local lounge and then kicked him in the head.
Thomas was found guilty of 2nd degree murder on 6/13/1012. Sentencing set for June 19th. He has been remanded back to custody of the Acadia Parish Jail.