JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office revealed the death of a man who was in JPSO custody last week is now being ruled a homicide.
Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich and Sheriff Joe Lopinto held a press conference at 10 a.m. to discuss the preliminary findings of the autopsy of 22-year-old Keevaen Robinson.
According to the coroner, Robinson suffered "significant, traumatic injuries" to his neck.
Sheriff Lopinto issued the following statement regarding the investigation:
Sheriff Lopinto said the officers involved in the incident will be reassigned to administrative duty until the investigation is complete.