Man accused of attempted murder in Beauregard Parish

Joseph Crawford Jr., 54
Joseph Crawford Jr., 54(Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 9, 2023 at 12:19 PM CST
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DeRidder, LA (KPLC) - A man has been arrested for attempted murder in connection with an incident that happened in November, according to the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Joseph Crawford Jr., 54, is accused of striking another person with a metal pipe several times, according to Beauregard Chief of Detectives Sylvester Denmond. The victim received life-threatening injuries, he said.

The altercation happened on Nov. 13, 2022, and an arrest warrant was issued following an investigation, Denmond said.

Crawford was booked into the parish jail. No bond has been set.