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Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

A Caddo Parish jury found a Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter in a trial that concluded Friday, September 24, 2021. The two-man, ten-woman jury found LeDarron Demarion Carter, 28, guilty in connection with the June 12, 2019 shooting death of Deverous D. Holden,...

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Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

McLaughlin convicted of second-degree murder

A Louisiana man was convicted of second-degree murder by a Caddo Parish Jury in a trial that ended late Thursday, September 23, 2021. Brandon Curtis McLaughlin of Houma, 22, was found guilty by the nine-woman, three-man jury in District Judge Chris Victory's...

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Female juvenile to face adult charges

Female juvenile to face adult charges

Another Caddo Parish juvenile, a female, has had her criminal case transferred to Caddo District Court  following a continued custody hearing in Caddo Juvenile Court Friday, September 17, 2021. The hearing found probable cause to charge 17-year-old Maakaya Simone Lee...

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Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

Shreveporter convicted of 2018 murder

A Shreveport man who shot and killed his estranged girlfriend's new boyfriend in May 2018 was convicted Friday, September 17, 2021, in Caddo District Court. A six-man, six-woman jury in District Judge Ramona Emanuel's court found Rotrick Deon Ivory, 31, guilty of...

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Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

Convicted killer gets 20-year prison sentence

A Shreveport man convicted in Caddo District Court earlier this year of negligent homicide was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a hearing Tuesday, September 14, 2021 determined him to be a habitual offender subject to enhanced sentencing. Austin Wade Boyd, 29,...

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Female juvenile to face adult charges

Additional Caddo teen faces adult prosecution

A Caddo Parish teenager involved in recent firearms violence will face indictment and prosecution as an adult, District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. says. Ikerryunta Stewart, 17, is charged with the second-degree murder of 13-year-old Kelvonte Daigre, who died as the...

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Female juvenile to face adult charges

Teen to face adult murder charges

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. announces that a Shreveport teen involved in a fatal shooting incident in west Shreveport earlier this month will face grand jury indictment as an adult for second-degree murder. Nikolas Brown Jr., 17, accused of the...

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Shreveport man guilty of manslaughter

Arriaus Taylor pleads guilty to 2017 slaying

A Shreveport man accused of a January 2017 slaying pleaded guilty Thursday, August 19, 2021, in Caddo District Court. Arriaus Earl Taylor, 26, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in District Judge Chris Victory's courtroom. He then received a 40-year hard-labor prison...

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Female juvenile to face adult charges

Caddo Grand Jury returns six true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury handed up six indictments Wednesday, August 18, 2021. Two were for people accused of second-degree murder, one was for a parish resident accused of being an accessory after-the-fact to second-degree murder, one was for an aggravated...

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