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New charges in Mamou murder case by Sheriff Office

EVANGELINE PARISH SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS MAKE ADDITIONAL ARRESTS IN THE HOMICIDE ON LOUANNA STREET Sheriff Charles R. Guillory, of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office releases the following: MAMOU – Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigators devoted countless hours to the homicide that occurred back on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the 1800 block of Louanna Street. The victim identified as 19-year-old Jason Patin of Mamou, LA suffered a gunshot wound to his left shoulder which caused him to succumb to his injury. The initial investigation led to the arrest of a 15-year-old black male juvenile from the area of Mamou, LA. He surrendered himself to authorities safely and without incident the following evening after the shooting. He was charged and will be tried as an adult for Second Degree Murder. Further investigations led to the arrest of two (2) additional black male subjects. Darius Tezeno of Mamou, LA was questioned and charged with Accessory After the Fact to Second Degree Murder. The second arrest was on another 15-year-old black male juvenile of Mamou, LA. He was charged with Principal to Second Degree Murder. He is currently being held in Monroe on unrelated charges at this time.. As always, Sheriff Charles R Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or via the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person reporting information will always remain anonymous

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