Man accused of killing Big Lee no longer under house arrest

Man accused of killing Big Lee no longer under house arrest
Wayne Higgins is accused of killing Big Lee Martin on May 5 after a long running feud. (Lowrey, Erin)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A man accused of killing a Metairie tow truck driver is no longer under house arrest.

Wayne Higgins is accused of killing Big Lee Martin after an altercation in his driveway.

According to our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, a judge granted the request from 78-year-old Wayne Higgins asking to be released from the program while he is out on bond awaiting trial.

Higgins is charged with second-degree murder.

Deputies said he shot Big Lee on May 5th.

The sheriff’s office said the two neighbors were in a long running feud.

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