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Arrest made in north Lake Charles murder

Reported by KPLC Staff

An arrest has been made in the murder case of a teenager in north Lake Charles. Vernon Byron Geyen, III was arrested and is now being held in the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Facility on a $400,000 bond. 

Geyen is facing charges of negligent homicide and obstruction of justice in the murder of Cedric Wycoff, 17.  Geyen is also 17 years old.

Police responded to a call for help around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday and discovered the body of Wycoff in the backyard of a home on Hagan Street. Authorities confirmed that Wycoff was shot once.

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