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Bossier man charged with manslaughter after argument with his neighbor

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Travis Brent Williams, accused of manslaughter Travis Brent Williams, accused of manslaughter
BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTBS) -

A Bossier City man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with a physical argument last week in which another man sustained a severe head injury and later died at a local hospital.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit arrested 32-year old Travis Brent Williams on Monday on a warrant charging him in the death of 58-year old Mark Adams of Bossier City.

Adams suffered a severe head injury last Tuesday night when he fell and struck his head on a city street after being punched in the face by Williams during an argument.

An investigation found Adams and Williams, who lived across from each other, got into a verbal argument in the street in front of their homes in the 1100 block of Dudley Lane around 7 p.m. that evening. The confrontation turned physical and Williams reportedly punched Adams in the face causing Adams to fall and hit his head on the pavement.

Personnel with the Bossier City Fire Department took Adams to University Health Shreveport where he died from his injuries two days later.

Detectives obtained a warrant for Williams' arrest and took him into custody Monday morning. He was booked into the Bossier City Jail with bond set at $50,000.

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