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Vernon Parish inmate killed, two inmates charged in murder

From left to right: Jonathan Lloyd Hopkins and Octavius Riggins From left to right: Jonathan Lloyd Hopkins and Octavius Riggins

The following is a press release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft reports the death of Kelley Lindsey. According to Sheriff Craft an altercation broke out among inmates In the Vernon Parish Jail around noon on Wednesday December 28, 2011.

Inmate Kelley Lindsey was discovered deceased in the common area of one of the cells following the altercation.

According to Sheriff Craft, Inmates Jonathan Lloyd Hopkins and Octavius Riggins have been charged with one count each of 2nd degree murder as a result of Lindsey's death.

The investigation is still ongoing according to Sheriff Craft.

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