Man indicted in shooting death of his grandmother

Man indicted in shooting death of his grandmother
Ernest Richardson has been indicted in the shooting death of his grandmother. Source: OPSO

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A man has been indicted in the shooting death of his grandmother.

The indictment charges 33-year-old Ernest Richardson with second-degree murder as well as aggravated kidnapping of a child and obstruction of justice.

Officers said in March they found 73-year-old Beverly Wilkerson's body inside her home. She was shot and wrapped in plastic.

Investigators said Richardson showed up at a Milan neighborhood church and confessed to the killing.

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