Lake Charles man charged with murdering his grandmother

Carl Webb, Jr. (Photo Source: CPSO)
Carl Webb, Jr. (Photo Source: CPSO)

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

Lake Charles, LA – After a 16 month investigation, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested Carl J. Webb, Jr., 32, of Lake Charles, currently incarcerated in the Calcasieu Correctional Center, for the 1st degree murder of his grandmother, Helen G. Webb, 75, of Lake Charles.

The morning of February 26, 2009 around 6:30, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the home of Mrs. Webb after receiving a call from a relative who found her dead in her garage.  Detectives arrived and immediately began an investigation which revealed Mrs. Webb had trauma to her head which caused her death.  

Carl Webb, Jr. was arrested on March 10, 2009 and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on an unrelated case on charges of burglary; felony carrying of an illegal weapon; and 4 counts of illegal possession of stolen firearms.  He has remained incarcerated on those charges.

Webb is being held without bond on charges of 1st degree murder.

CPSO Detective Billy Spees is the lead investigator on this case.