Murder indictment returned in killing at gas station on Gerstner Memorial

Murder indictment returned in killing at gas station on Gerstner Memorial
Albert Pattum III, 39, of Lake Charles, is accused in a Jan. 26, 2021, stabbing at a Valero gas station on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard that left Charles Edward Brown, 61, of Lake Charles, dead. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A man accused of stabbing another man at a gas station on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard in January has been indicted.

Albert Pattum III, 40, of Lake Charles, was indicted for second-degree murder Thursday in the death of Charles Edward Brown, 61, of Lake Charles.

The stabbing happened the night of Tuesday, Jan. 26, at a Valero gas station. Pattum was arrested the next day at the end of Fred Vail Road, near his home.

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