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3 killed in New Orleans apartment identified; ‘persons of interest’ sought by NOPD

Published: Mar. 21, 2022 at 5:27 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2022 at 11:41 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Three people were found slain early Monday (March 21) inside a St. Bernard neighborhood apartment complex, New Orleans police said.

The NOPD said the victims were found shot to death inside an apartment in a two-story complex in the 4100 block of Encampment Street just after 3 a.m.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victims as Amya Cornin, 21, Nehemiah Jones, 24, and Darrin Williams, 27.

Police have provided no other details on the killings.

Two people were spotted on nearby surveillance video fleeing the scene following the shooting. The NOPD is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating them.

Anyone with information on the fatal shootings is asked to contact NOPD homicide detective Nickolas Davis at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Three people were found slain early Monday (March 21) at an apartment complex in the 4100 block...
Three people were found slain early Monday (March 21) at an apartment complex in the 4100 block of Encampment Street in the St. Bernard neighborhood, New Orleans police said.(Google Maps)

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