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Opelousas man wanted for murder arrested

Posted: 9:27 PM, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-27 22:27:48-05

A man wanted in connection with a murder in Opelousas last month has been arrested.

Thirty-two-year-old Darrell Young, of Opelousas, is accused of fatally shooting 22-year-old John O’Neil Jason, also of Opelousas.

Darrell Young
Thirty-two-year-old Darrell Young, of Opelousas, has been arrested in connection with a murder in Opelousas last month. 

The shooting happened January 10 on Statesman Road.

According to police, Jason’s body was found along the city’s railroad tracks the next morning.

Young is facing one count of second-degree murder and one count of felon in possession of a firearm.

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