Suspect arrested in Young Greatness murder case

Suspect arrested in Young Greatness murder case
Donald Reaux was arrested in connection with the murder of New Orleans-born rapper Young Greatness. (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 38-year-old man accused of being involved in the October murder of New Orleans-born rapper Young Greatness was arrested Wednesday (Jan. 16), according to online court records.

Donald Reaux was booked into the Orleans Justice Center jail Wednesday morning on one count each of accessory to second-degree murder, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice, jail records show.

The 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Theodore Jones, was shot to death in a Waffle House parking lot in the 2900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue on Oct. 29 around 1:35 a.m. Jones was best known for his 2015 hit “Moolah,” which made it onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He left behind two children.

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Reaux appeared in court Wednesday afternoon, where Orleans Parish Magistrate Commissioner Robert Blackburn set his bond for a total of $15,000 and assigned a public defender to his case.

Details regarding Reaux’s involvement in Jones' killing were not immediately available.

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