Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officials were investigating a hit and run crash on Sunday evening when they went to the home of the car owner. What they ended up learning about was much more than just information about a hit-and-run crash.
The woman's son answered the door and told officers his mother couldn't come to the door to talk about the hit and run crash because he had killed her according to
Benjamin Beale has been in NOPD custody since last Tuesday but was officially charged with second-degree murder on Friday. Beale's bond is set at $1.4 million dollars. If Beale is convicted of the murder then he could face up to life in prison.