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21-year-old arrested for murder of 83-year-old man

Ladarius Montgomery (SOURCE: SCSO) Ladarius Montgomery (SOURCE: SCSO)
HORN LAKE, MS (WMC) -

A man has been arrested and charged in the murder of an 83-year-old man.

Ladarius Montgomery, 21, is charged with first degree murder in perpetration of a felony to wit: robbery, especially aggravated robbery, and carjacking.

Eddie Walker was shot and killed during a carjacking on Sunday.

His car was later found that day just across the state line in Horn Lake, Mississippi. Police said Walker's 2005 Ford Taurus was involved in a three car crash.

After the crash, Montgomery was identified as the person driving the car. He told police that he shot Walker and took his car.

Walker's daughter, Veeda Brunt, described her father as a man who loved life, was hard working, and a well rounded man.

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