DeRidder man sentenced to life in prison - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

DeRidder man sentenced to life in prison

Chaddrick Mayes. (Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office) Chaddrick Mayes. (Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office)
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -

A 35-year-old DeRidder man has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with a fatal 2013 shooting.

Chaddrick Mayes was found guilty in January in the shooting death of 42-year-old David Palmer III.

Mayes was sentenced to life in prison without benefit parole on Tuesday by Judge Martha Ann O'Neal.

According to authorities, Mayes shot Palmer after a altercation at a party on Tara Drive in DeRidder on March 30, 2013.

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