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Murder, attempted murder indictments handed up

Lafayette Parish Courthouse
Posted at 2:00 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 15:00:40-04

The Lafayette Parish Grand Jury handed up four indictments in Lafayette shooting incidents today.

Kennon Milstead was indicted on a charge of second-degree murder in the August 12 slaying of Kee Sam.

Police identified the victim as Kendarious Sam of Lafayette, a person assigned male at birth. However, KATC has learned from the Human Rights Campaign and her friends that she identified as female, and used the name Kee Sam. Sam was shot at an Evangeline Thruway hotel and died a day later.

Keon Dre'Shawn Woods, 25, was indicted on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the June 19 slaying of Rico Thomas. Thomas was shot on Edison Street.

Rahaem Isador, 18, was named in two indictments and accused of attempted second-degree murder in two separate incidents.

The first indictment accuses him of the attempted murder of a man on August 28. The second accuses him of the attempted second degree murder of another man on September 9, as well as aggravated criminal damage to property of the alleged victim's home.