Murder suspect extradited to parish

Published 12:17 am Tuesday, September 10, 2019


VIDALIA — A Clayton man is being held on a $10 million bond in the Concordia Parish Jail on two counts of first murder after he was extradited from the Adams County Jail where he had been held since the June 30 murders of Meghan Watson and her son in Clayton.

Marvin A. Watson, 54, was booked into the Concordia Parish Jail on Friday, said David Hedrick, chief deputy for the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Following the June 30 murders, Marvin Watson, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself over to Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten the same day, officials said.

The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office had been seeking the extradition since the murders, Hedrick said.

Meghan McCoy Watson and her son were found lifeless after deputies were dispatched for to their address in the 200 block of Anderson Road in the early morning hours of June 30.