On August 31, 2017, the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office contacted the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office in reference to a murder which occurred in St. Helena Parish. The suspect in the murder was identified as Dana Deshun Williams, 26, a resident of Robertson Road in Franklinton.
Washington Parish officers began a search for Williams but were unable to physically locate him. They were able to contact relatives and advise them that Williams was being sought and should turn himself in. Later that day, Williams turned himself in at the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office without incident and is being held as a fugitive from St. Helena Parish.
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