Man accused of killing, carjacking 83-year-old man faces judge - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man accused of killing, carjacking 83-year-old man faces judge

Ladarius Montgomery (SOURCE: MPD) Ladarius Montgomery (SOURCE: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A 21-year-old man accused of killing and carjacking an 83-year-old man faced a judge Thursday.

Police said Ladarius Montgomery, 21, shot and killed 83-year-old Eddie Walker, then drove away in his car on August 21.

Walker’s car was later found across the state line in Horn Lake, Mississippi. Police said Walker’s car had been involved in a three car crash. Officers identified Montgomery as the person driving Walker’s car.

Walker's daughter, Veeda Brunt, described him as a man who loved life.

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

A judge reset Montgomery’s hearing for September 1.

WMC Action News 5 will keep you up to date on this case. Stay with us for developments.

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