TPSO: Saturday Morning Homicide Leaves One Dead, Investigation Ongoing

Published 10:53 am Sunday, April 16, 2023

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In the early morning hours of April 15, 2023 the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating a homicide which occurred at the intersection of Wardline Road and Durbin Road in Hammond, La.
Chief Jimmy Travis says the homicide claimed the life of 26 year old Romero Watkins Jr, of Hammond.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect to call the sheriffs office at 985-345-6150, OR if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245 or visit and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward.