Murder suspect located in Terrebonne Parish arrested

Posted at 10:29 PM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 23:30:20-05

A suspect wanted for second-degree murder in Morgan City is in custody.

Tyrique Jones, of Patterson, is accused of shooting and killing Eric Howard on November 21.

Jones was located in Houma on Tuesday with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office.

He was then transferred to the Morgan City Police Department and booked today with second-degree murder and other outstanding warrants.