01 June 2011

third circuit affirms second degree murder conviction of former peabody magnet high band director lester williams

State vs Lester Williams

Defendant, Lester Williams, was convicted on one count of second degree murder, a violation of La.R.S. 14:30.1. The trial court sentenced him to life imprisonment. On or about February 20, 2006, Defendant beat and strangled his wife, Cynthia Williams, until she died.