U.S. Marshals arrest man in connection with Portland homicide

Bobby Lee Odom (Source: LMDC)
Bobby Lee Odom (Source: LMDC)
Published: Feb. 7, 2018 at 11:09 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 27, 2018 at 5:58 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The U.S. Marshal Service arrested a man in New Albany on Monday, in connection with a Portland homicide.

According to LMPD, the Marshals arrested Bobby Lee Odom on Monday.

The arrest was in relation to a shooting which took place on Jan. 28 in the 2600 block of West Main Street.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office said that Christopher Deweese, 38, was shot during the early morning confrontation.

LMPD: 1 shot in the head in Portland neighborhood

Deweese died on Jan. 31 at University of Louisville hospital from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Odom was booked in New Albany and is awaiting extradition to Louisville.

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