Garyville resident killed; murder suspect located

Published 8:10 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017

The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office announced Friday morning that murder suspect Kaylan Morris was found in Baton Rouge and is being booked on appropriate charges.

Authorities announced Thursday evening they were seeking Morris, 21, of Garyville, who police said was wanted for first degree murder.

Kaylan Morris

According to authorities, Morris is linked to the death of a Garyville man who was killed at approximately 3 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Fig Street in Garyville.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, SJSO dispatch at 985-652-6338 or 504-822-1111.