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Monroe woman faces second-degree murder charge in death of boyfriend's father


MONROE, Louisiana — A Monroe woman is facing a second-degree murder charge after police say she allegedly struck her boyfriend and his father with a car, killing the father.

The News-Star reports ( Markeda Porter and her boyfriend got into an argument Sunday night while inside a vehicle.

Police say the boyfriend got out of the car and was struck by the passenger door.

They say Porter then drove the vehicle forward through a driveway gate and struck her boyfriend and his father.

The father, Larry Johnson, was treated at a nearby hospital and later died from his injuries. The son suffered minor injuries.

It was unclear whether Porter has an attorney.

Information from: The News-Star,

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