DAILYKENN.com -- 60-year-old Allen Darrel Halford was found dead in his pick-up truck in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
Halford had been fatally shot in the head, reports say.
The motive was robbery.
Arrested for the crime is A. L. Simmons II, 20.
Police found the suspect hiding on a roof of an apartment, according to ktbs.com.
Excerpt from kalb.com▼
On Friday, June 12, NPSO responded to reports of a truck in a ditch in the 200 block of Greenville Drive in Clarence occupied by a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Responding deputies discovered Allen Darrel Halford, 60, of Colfax deceased inside the vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head according to the coroner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Natchitoches Parish Deputy Assistant Coroner Steven Clanton. The body is being transported to LSU Medical Center for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
As a result of their investigation, NPSO says they identified A. L. Simmons II as the suspect. They claim Simmons fled the area before law enforcement arrived.
Excerpt from ktbs.com ▼
A Campti man wanted by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office for first-degree murder in connection with the attempted robbery and shooting of Allen Darrel Halford of Colfax has been captured in Winnfield, according to the sheriff's office.
Shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, Winnfield Police and the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office captured A. L. Simmons II, 20, of Campti as he was hiding on the roof of an apartment in Winnfield.
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