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Breaux Bridge Man Arrested For Murder of Arnaudville Man - 10/17/2014 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

October 17, 2014

3:45 a.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

BREAUX BRIDGE MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH ARNAUDVILLE MURDER

(St. Martinville, LA.)- Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a shooting that took place on Kennedy Drive in Arnaudville. Upon arrival, Investigators determined that one male subject, Mr. Emmanuel Sam, 28, Arnaudville, was shot following a reported disturbance between Mr. Sam and the suspect, who has been identified as Mr. Jamie Zenon, 31, Breaux Bridge. Following the shooting, witnesses stated that Mr. Zenon fled the scene. He was apprehended a short time later at a residence in rural Breaux Bridge by Investigator’s with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office. Following his arrest, Mr. Zenon was transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center where he was booked on the following charge:

Second Degree Murder-1 count


         Jamie Zenon

Mr. Sam was transported to a local hospital following the shooting, where shortly after his arrival, he was pronounced deceased.

At the time of this release, no bond had been set for Mr. Zenon and the investigation remains ongoing.

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