UPDATE: Two arrested in connection with Christmas morning murder


EUNICE, La.- UPDATE: A Eunice woman is the second person to be arrested in connection with a Christmas morning murder.

Eunice Police have arrested 46-year-old Laura Ann Williams. She is charged with obstruction of justice.

Laura Ann Williams

UPDATE: Eunice Police have identified the victim of the early morning Christmas shooting as 31-year-old Tommy Lee Williams, of Ville Platte.

The cause of death has not been released, but authorities said this is a homicide investigation.

Clifford Isaiah Campbell, 20, of Eunice, has been arrested and faces a second-degree murder charge.
Investigators believe this was a domestic dispute that turned deadly.

The incident remains under investigation and more charges and additional arrests are likely, Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said Friday.

ORIGINAL: A 31-year-old Evangeline Parish man was found dead in the front yard of a home in Eunice early Friday morning.

Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said the man’s body was found about 2:45 a.m. in the 400 block of Corn Street.

The identity of the victim is being not released pending notification of the family. Further details will be released as the investigation progresses, the chief said.

Anyone with any information on this case is urged to call the Eunice Police Department at (337) 457- 2626 or report it to Crime Stoppers at (337) 948-TIPS or at p3tips.com.

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