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Henderson man arrested in connection with shooting death of Arnaudville man

Victim's body found Nov. 4 in Rapides Parish
Posted: 1:50 PM, Nov 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-08 15:01:39-05
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A Henderson man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Arnaudville man whose body was found in rural Rapides Parish.

The body of 32-year-old Marcus Robicheaux of Arnaudville was discovered near Lecompte on Monday, November 4.

Investigators say that a joint investigation by the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Henderson Police Department, and St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office identified 31-year-old Alvin Jerome "Romeo" Lewis as a suspect.

Deputies say Lewis allegedly got into an altercation with Marcus Robicheaux inside a vehicle parked outside of a Henderson residence on Sunday.

During the altercation, deputies say Lewis fatally shot Robicheaux and then fled the scene with Robicheaux still in the vehicle.

Lewis allegedly drove to a rural, agricultural area near Lecompte in Rapides Parish where he abandoned the vehicle along with Robicheaux's body.

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Lewis on Thursday evening.

He was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the following charges:

  • 1 Count - Second Degree Murder-(Felony)
  • 1 Count - Carrying Of Firearm By Convicted Felon-(Felony)
  • 1 Count - Obstruction of Justice-(Felony)

His bond is set at $200,000.