APSO: Suspect arrested for attempted burglary on Large Road following Dec. 12 homicide

Quinvaughn Jacobs
Quinvaughn Jacobs(APSO)
Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 9:08 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 10:44 AM CST
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AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB/APSO) - According to APSO, a suspect was arrested on trespassing and attempted burglary charges following a homicide on Large Road in Mansura.

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APSO was investigating a homicide on Large Road on December 12 and arrested two suspects, Justin Gaspard, 30, of Mansura, and a 17-year-old juvenile. According to the investigation, Michael Malbrough, 36, and Quinvaughn Jacobs, 24, went to Large Road and became involved in an altercation with Gaspard and the juvenile.

The altercation resulted in the death of Malbrough, and two others involved sustained knife wounds.

After further investigation, APSO learned that Jacobs and Malbrough went to burglarize an uninhabited dwelling on Large Road on the property near the residence of one of the homicide suspects.

Quinvaughn Jacobs was arrested on January 7 on a warrant for criminal trespass and attempted simple burglary. After his arrest, APSO found him to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Bond was set at $21,600 and he remains in custody at this time. The investigation is still ongoing.

Sheriff David L. Dauzat would like anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 318-253-4000.

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