Victim Identified in Homicide Investigation- Garyville, LA

Date: September 18, 2015


       Kentrell Hayes

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified the Garyville homicide victim as Kentrell Hayes, 26, of St. John the Baptist Parish. With the assistance of the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory, laboratory personnel confirmed his identity through fingerprints analysis.

     On September 16, 2015, at approx 7:40am  the St. John parish Sheriff's Ofice received a call for service in reference to a black male subject found in a grassy area in the 200 block of sheriman Walker St. with a fatal gunshot wound.  During the course of the investigation the victim was identified as Kentrell Hayes, Age 26, of LaPlace, LA.  Hayes was believed to be hanging with friends on the same street he was found murdered.

     $1,000.00 REWARD  for information which leads to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for this murder.

SJSO Case Item#: I15007219,  Det. Anthony Goudia - (985) 359-8722  or  (985) 359-8477

The investigation is ongoing. Detectives ask that anyone with information regarding the homicide to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822- 1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.



Release of Sept 16, 2015
    On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 7:40 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 300 block of Sherman Walker Street in Garyville for the report of a man possibly dead next to a residence. Upon arrival, deputies located a victim of an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.    Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.

 

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