UPDATE: West Monroe Police Arrest Man Responsible for Homicide

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UPDATE (6/27/2016 8:30 p.m.)

One juvenile male has been arrested for the homicide of a man in West Monroe last Friday. 

West Monroe Police Department’s Detective Ray Spoon said the male was arrested for killing Keithen Manning on South 5th Street.

He said the male was charged with obstruction of justice and negligent homicide. 

Spoon said the suspect struck the victim with his car, and drove him into the front of an apartment building. He said the male fled the scene after the incident, and got rid of his car. 

Now police are asking for your help to find the getaway vehicle, which they described as a dark grey or black, four-door Nissan Altima. It also has significant cracks to the rear windshield. Spoon said the car also may have some damage on the front bumper as a result of the incident. 

If you have any tips or information on this, please feel free to contact the West Monroe Police Department at (318) 396-2722. 


UPDATE (7:30 p.m.)–

West Monroe Police are looking for the person responsible for a late morning homicide that left a man dead. 

Police say Keithen Manning was killed around 10 a.m. on South 5th Street in West Monroe. 

Authorities say the suspect was last seen driving a newer, black Ford Fusion. 

They aren’t releasing the cause of Manning’s death and they are still looking for a possible motive.

The investigation is ongoing and we will keep you updated with the latest details. 


KTVE/KARD has a crew on scene where West Monroe officials are working on a homicide case on South 5th Street in West Monroe.

The means of the homicide are undetermined at this time.

This is a breaking news story.

We will update as more details become available.

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