Shreveport man wanted for murder surrenders at MPD

By Bonnie Culverhouse

A Shreveport man wanted for murder surrendered to Minden Police last week.

Shreveport Police had a warrant for the arrest of Richard Refund Spencer, 55, of the 300 block of Dallas St. The charge is second degree murder.

Minden Deputy Police Chief Tokia Harrison said Sgt. Jeremy Sitter was dispatched to the police department around 7 p.m. Thursday.

“There was an unidentified female who said Spencer wanted to turn himself in for murder,” Harrison said. “Sgt. Sitter advised him of his rights and checked him for weapons.”

Harrison said Spencer’s property was released to a family member and contact was made with Shreveport Police.

“They advised us to take him to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center,” Harrison said.

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