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UPDATE: Third arrest made in Garron Lewis homicide

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Posted at 5:16 PM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 18:16:34-04

A third man has been booked in connection with the slaying of Garron Lewis, 17,

Kenray Olivier Leday, 28, of Lafayette was booked into the Iberia Parish jail with second-degree murder, criminal conspiracy, aggravated criminal damage to property, attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.

He joins Bryson Johnlewis, 24, of Jeanerette, who was booked with second-degree murder, criminal conspiracy, aggravated criminal damage to property, one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and illegal use of a weapon; and Tre'vonce Jakil Bernard, 21, of New Iberia, who was booked with second degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property, and illegal use of a weapon.

At a press conference last week, Lewis' father Iberia Parish School Board member and former New Iberia Councilman Raymond "Shoe-Do" Lewis spoke about the night his son died. He also gave his thanks to law enforcement who are working to find the person responsible for his son's death.

"We had company to no end... people are still coming and sending cards," Lewis said. " My challenge to the Iberia community is we want our young children to do better.

To read more on the arrest and press conference: UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Garron Lewis homicide investigation .