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Mardi Gras Parade murder arrest

3 years ago February 29, 2012 Feb 29, 2012 Wednesday, February 29 2012 Wednesday, February 29, 2012 2:25:45 PM CST in News

PLAQUEMINE -  An arrest has been made in connection with a murder at the annual Plaquemine Mardi Gras Parade.

Akeem Gailes has been booked on charges of 2nd degreee murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, simple battery, and carrying a firearm at a parade used to commit a crime.

Dwayne Smith was shot and killed at the parade on February 19th.

Gailes was arrested this morning by Plaquemine City Police with assistance from US Marshalls.

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