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Monroe Police issue arrest warrants in connection to double homicide at Parkview Apartments

Detectives with the Monroe Police Department have obtained arrest warrants for three suspects...
Detectives with the Monroe Police Department have obtained arrest warrants for three suspects in connection with the shooting that occurred at Parkview Apartments earlier today, 9-1-20.(Monroe Police Department)
Published: Sep. 1, 2020 at 11:16 PM CDT
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe Police are looking for three suspects in connection to Tuesday’s double homicide at Parkview Apartment Complex.

Police responded to the shooting just before 7:30 a.m. When they arrived, they discovered two men dead in the parking lot of the apartment complex. Police say both had been shot. Police say their investigation leads them to believe this was an “isolated incident of violence between the victims and perpetrator(s).”

The victims were identified as Oyah Smith and Lamarcus Plater.

The suspects are identified as:

Daniel J. Towns, B/M, 3-20-98 Wanted for 2 counts 2nd Degree Murder and 1 count of Att. 2nd Degree Murder.

Mario Jones, B/M, 7-19-01Wanted for 2 counts of 2nd Degree Murder and 1 count of Att. 2nd Degree Murder.

Delarrious Jones, B/M, 8-22-92Wanted for 2 counts of 2nd Degree Murder.

The city of Monroe said that all three should be considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has information about this case or the suspects’ whereabouts, MPD urges them to please contact MPD at 318-329-2600. Citizens may also contact Crime Stoppers of North Delta by Facebook (CONTACT US/Submit a Tip tab), at (318) 388-CASH (2274), at www.crimestoppersnorthdelta.com, or by downloading the P3 Tips app on a smartphone. If your tip leads to an arrest and /or indictment, you will be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. If you provide information, your identity will remain confidential.

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