Police Arrest Suspect in Vieux Fort Homicide

Police have arrested a young suspect in connection with Friday afternoon’s homicide in Vieux Fort.

The suspect, said to be in his early twenties, was held less than three hours after the stabbing death of Desroy President, 18, of Bruceville.

President was stabbed multiple times by a known assailant in Bruceville and was pronounced dead at St Jude Hospital shortly after 3 PM, according to law enforcement sources.

The deceased is reported to have sustained a number of stab wounds to the back and chest.