Lake Charles -
Kenneth Dawayne “Fat Rat” Williams, 32, Beaumont, turned himself in to the Beaumont Police Department around 3:30 this afternoon. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Williams on June 30 for 2nd degree murder in the case of John Michael Deville, 68, Lake Charles, who was found deceased near his truck on the shoulder of I-10 westbound near Sulphur in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 26. His bond is $1,000,000.
Ronald G. McLain, 57, Beaumont, who is also charged in the murder of Mr. Deville, as well as, 2 counts of possession of firearm by a convicted felon; 2 counts of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling; theft of a motor vehicle, is currently in jail in Aransas Pass, TX, where law enforcement arrested him for a home burglary on Friday, June 29. His bond has been set at $680,000.
CPSO plans to start the extradition process to bring McLain and Williams back to Calcasieu Parish to face their charges.
CPSO Detective Casey Lafargue is the lead investigator on this case.