Two Arrested in Homicide Investigation - LaPlace Discount

Date: August 12, 2016



UPDATE August 12, 2016 : Frederick Seymore Jr., 22, of LaPlace was arrested Thursday in Houston by the Houston Police Department

UPDATE - August 8, 2016


Bruce Butler Jr
Arrested

Frederick Seymore Jr
Arrested - 08-11-2016 in Houston TX

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives identified two suspects in connection with the August 5 murder of Tory Horton, 16, of LaPlace. Detectives arrested Bruce Butler Jr., 22, of LaPlace Friday night and identified Frederick Seymore Jr., 22, of LaPlace as the second suspect wanted in connection with the homicide.

The homicide occurred at approximately 3:43 pm at LaPlace Discount located at the corner of West Airline Highway and Cambridge Drive in LaPlace. The perpetrators fled the scene in a red 2013 Toyota Corolla with license plate ZNY406. Frederick Seymour Jr. remains at large.

The red Toyota Corolla’s passenger side mirror was hanging, and prior to the Friday’s incident, the car had a bullet hole in the lower section of the right rear fender.

Detectives arrested Bruce Butler Jr. Friday, August 5, and booked him with principal to second-degree murder. He remains in custody in lieu of a $750,000 bond.

Frederick Seymore Jr. remains at large. He is wanted for second-degree murder.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Frederick Seymore Jr. or the location of the red 2013 Toyota Corolla 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.


Actual Vehicle & Plate Number

Actual Vehicle & Plate Number

Stock Photo of Vehicle



Original Post, August 5, 2016
     On Friday, August 5, 2016, at 3:43 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the LaPlace Discount at 820 West Airline Highway in LaPlace for the report of a shooting. A caller reported to 911 operators that a man that was shot came in the store. Emergency medical services transported the victim to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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.

This is the fourth homicide in the parish this year.

 

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