St. Mary

Mar 1, 2013 10:53 AM by Tonya LaCoste

Suspect arrested in Bayou Vista murder

A suspect has been arrested in the death of 18-year-old Keyiona Chenevert. Marcus Jay Hamilton, 18, is charged with second degree murder. Chenevert was found shot in the head on January 21 in an apartment on Three B's Lane in Bayou Vista. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Traci Landry will not say whether Chenevert and Hamilton knew each other. "Specific information regarding facts identified through this investigation is being closely safe-guarded by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in order to protect the integrity of the ongoing case. No further details will be released," she said in a press release.

Hamilton was arrested Thursday night at 10:00. He is in the St. Mary Parish Jail with no bond set on the murder charge.


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