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Additional arrest made in Chester Street murder

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On March 31, 2014, Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched to 71 Chester Street in reference to multiple shots being fired.

The officers located a black male, later identified as Jenain Joseph Simmons, with multiple gunshot wounds. Simmons was taken to a local hospital for treatment and did not survive the injuries.

Mark “Bean” Thomas, 32, was arrested and charged with 1st degree murder.

After an investigation into the incident APD learned another suspect was involved in the homicide.

The Alexandria Police reported they obtained a warrant for Shamantha Boyd, AKA Rousline Boyd, 44, of Alexandria.

With the help of the US Marshal’s Task Force, Boyd was arrested and booked into the Parish Jail.

Boyd was also charged with 1st degree murder.

This incident is still under investigation.
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