Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office corners homicide suspect

A roadway was closed during the investigation

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office corners homicide suspect
Officers were trying to capture a homicide suspect near the Kenner city line (Travis Cobb | WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Residents near the Kenner city line woke up to find a large police presence and blocked streets.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of Kenner police, were in the 300 block of Filmore Ave. on Tuesday morning. They were looking for a homicide suspect who barricaded himself inside of a house in the area.

The suspect is wanted for a double murder in Maryland. He surrendered after an hour.

The scene started to clear around 8 a.m.

Officers had large armored trucks in the area and closed nearby roadways.

U.S. Marshals also assisted with the capture.

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