TX man accused of killing 5-year-old girl in crash arrested in Slidell

TX man accused of killing 5-year-old girl in crash arrested in Slidell
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detective, who is assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, assisted Tuesday morning (April 16) in the apprehension of a man wanted in connection with a fatal hit and run out of Texas.

The arrested subject, Jorge Granados, 22, was wanted on charges of Failure to Stop and Render Aid following a crash that killed 5-year-old girl on March 21 in Austin, TX.

Members of the Task Force made contact with Granados at approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on Foxbriar Court in Slidell.

He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail as a fugitive.

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