Monroe man charged with second degree murder

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A Monroe man is charged with second degree murder after MPD says he beat a man with a 2x2 piece of lumber.

According to the arrest record, Monroe Police responded to a call at 1006 S. 9th St, where a man was bleeding due to head trauma.

A little while later, police found Powell carrying a 2x2 piece of lumber, with blood on the wood and his clothes.

He was arrested and charged with second degree murder.