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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Sgt. Brian McGregor

Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2252

Date:      March 4, 2011

Arrest made in 2009 murder

Kenner - On Friday, March 4, 2011, members of the Kenner Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force located and arrested James Munson, 20, of 728 27th Street, in Kenner.  Munson was arrested and charged with the crime of second degree murder, concerning the June 13, 2009, murder of Eldon Jackson who was shot multiple times in the 100 block of 27th Street, in Kenner.  Detectives were able to identify Munson as the shooter after a witness came forward.       

At the time of this press release James Munson remains in custody; no bond has not been set. 

Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

Detective Charlotte Synigal is in charge of the investigation.

 

-KPD-

                                     

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