NewsSt. Landry Parish


Justice for Jonah Rally held in Opelousas

Posted at 6:08 PM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-04 00:02:01-04

Community members met for a rally Friday to demand justice for 18-year-old Jonah Coleman, who was allegedly beaten by Opelousas police officer Tyron Andrepont.

Andrepont was placed on administrative leave in the fall, but protesters say it's not enough.

Several people spoke at the rally tonight, including Jonah's lawyer and former professional athletes Devery Henderson and Randy Livingston.

The rally took place at the St. Landry Parish Courthouse.

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