Man accused of shooting fiancé to death in car on 210 exit indicted on murder charge

Man accused of shooting fiancé to death in car on 210 exit indicted on murder charge

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man accused of killing his fiancé as they exited I-210 onto Lake Street has been indicted in her murder.

A grand jury returned a second-degree murder charge against Michael Edwin Vice, 47.

Authorities say Vice shot Lori Estelle Tanner, 38, inside the vehicle.

Lake Charles Police originally responded to a report of a shooting near Lake Street and Idlewild Lane at 8:40 p.m. on August 1, 2018.

When police arrived on scene they found a woman who had died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Vice is being held on $1 million bond, signed by Judge Guy Bradberry.

Although they were living in Lake Charles, Vice and Tanner are originally from Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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