Lake Charles man found guilty on murder and attempted murder charges
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man has been found guilty on second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder charges.
According to the district attorney’s office, on Friday, June 11, Michael Thomas, 54, of Lake Charles, was found guilty as charged of one count second-degree murder; and one count attempted second-degree murder.
In January of 2020, Thomas was accused of shooting and injuring his ex-girlfriend, as well as shooting her boyfriend who was later pronounced deceased, according to the district attorney’s office.
Post-trial motions will take place August 4 before Judge Guidry.
Assistant District Attorneys Charles Robinson and Amariha Fort prosecuted the case for the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office.
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