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NOPD Arrests Subject Wanted for Second-Degree Murder

by Gary S. Scheets

May 29, 2018

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Districts, Homicide

NOPD Arrests Subject Wanted for Second-Degree Murder

UPDATE: The VOWS Unit and U.S. Marshals today (May 29, 2018) arrested Laymon Adams (DOB: 09-23-1996) for second-degree murder in connection with the below listed incident. He surrendered to the VOWS Unit with his attorney present.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Brett Mathes at 504-658-5300.


ORIGINAL RELEASE: The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted for second-degree murder.


The incident occurred May 15, 2017 in the 5200 block of Timber Haven Lane.


The wanted subject, Laymon Adams (B/M DOB: 9/23/1996) stands approximately five feet seven inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds.


Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Laymon Adams is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-821-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.