Man wanted for murder in Houston arrested in Violet

Updated: Mar. 19, 2015 at 10:20 PM CDT
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ST. BERNARD PARISH, LA (WVUE) - St. Bernard Parish deputies arrested a man wanted for murder in Houston.

Investigators stopped 23-year-old Darren Payne Wednesday night. Deputies had been on the lookout for Payne's car after learning of the warrant issued March 14 by Texas authorities.

Payne had been living on Guerra Drive in Violet and was arrested while driving just blocks from his residence.

Deputies say Payne is from St. Bernard Parish and has a lengthy criminal history.

St. Bernard officials say they do not have any details about the murder in Houston.

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