Murder suspect out of jail after bond reduced - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Murder suspect out of jail after bond reduced

Derrick Ryan Small (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Derrick Ryan Small (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) -

A murder suspect is out of jail after his bond is reduced. 

Derrick Ryan Small was held on a $1 million bond, but Judge Robert Wyatt cut his bond to $250,000 and late this afternoon he bonded out of jail.

He's charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jalen Handy in Westlake.

The conditions of Small's release will include electronic monitoring.

Small has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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