A 36-year-old Clinton man who led authorities on a chase Wednesday was later captured and confessed during interrogation in the three killings and nonfatal shooting since July near the East Feliciana-East Baton Rouge parish line, authorities said.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux would not comment on Ryan Sharpe’s motive in the shootings or if he knew the victims.
Sharpe, 14227 La. 959, Clinton, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count each of first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and drive-by shooting assault in the Sept. 19 death of Carroll Breeden. Sharpe also will be booked by the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office on two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder.
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East Feliciana Sheriff Jeff Travis said they developed Sharpe as a person of interest and had been conducting surveillance on his home. About 2:50 p.m.
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Kwauhuru Govan lived on Gates Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn, for years, and the NYPD thinks he didn’t travel too far from home to find his murder victims.
PIX11 News learned Friday that Govan, already accused in the 2005 beheading and dismemberment of 19-year-old Rashawn Brazell along with the 2004 slaying of 17-year-old Sharabia Thomas, is now suspected in two other dismemberment cases.
The body parts of one victim, John Doe, were discovered in a Maspeth Avenue transfer station on July 26, 2005, the same year Brazell’s torso and legs had been found in a subway tunnel on Feb. 17, 2005.
Brazell’s arm and hand were found a few days later at a recycling plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
The body parts of another victim, a female, were found in the confines of the 81st Precinct two years later, in the summer of 2007.
That’s the same area where Govan was living.
And that brings
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PHOENIX – Phoenix police have identified four more shooting incidents linked to a string of unsolved deadly shootings in Maryvale.
Investigators looked into incidents since January 2016 and now believe that a total of eight cases were committed by the same serial shooter or shooters. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is helping Phoenix police in solving these homicides.
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Police were looking into the cases before, but have only recently linked them to the ongoing serial-shooting investigation. The recently identified cases are as follows: