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Suspect Wanted by NOPD for Murder in First District Arrested

by Karen A Boudrie

May 8, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Good Police Work, Homicide

Suspect Wanted by NOPD for Murder in First District Arrested

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force (Houston, Tx) along with the aid of NOPD's Violent Offender Warrant Squad and U.S. Marshals New Orleans Task Force have arrested Kyron Keith Fazande (DOB: 2-21-2001) in connection with a homicide that occurred April 28, 2023 in the 3800 block of Canal Street.

Through investigation, NOPD Homicide detectives developed and positively identified Fazande as the perpetrator in this incident, where 23-year-old Hilbert Walker III was shot to death outside of a local business and a 54-year-old woman inside was wounded.

Fazande was taken into custody without incident at residence in Houston this morning.

He will be extradited back to New Orleans to be booked into the Orleans Justice Center on charges of Second Degree Murder, Attempted Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery.

This investigation is active and ongoing.  No further information is available.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Homicide detectives at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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