A 50-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder
for his involvement in a homicide in New Orleans East, police say.
Lawrence Jackson, 50, was arrested on Monday.
Police initially stated that Jackson was a person of
interested in a bloody homicide in New Orleans East. The incident happened
around 8:10 p.m. Saturday in the 5100 block of Bayou Court.
Officers say that they received a call of a man bleeding. Crews arriving on the scene entered the apartment and saw signs of a struggle. Police say they found a victim lying on the floor with blood on his body.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner ruled the incident as a homicide.
New Orleans Homicide
Detectives stated on Sunday that Jackson was not a suspect in the incident.
Officers stated that they wanted to speak to Jackson about the incident.
Monday that Jackson had been arrested and charged with second degree murder.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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