A Lafayette man turns himself into police for 2nd-degree murder in connection to an October homicide investigation in Lake Charles.

According to a media release from the Lake Charles Police Department, on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Kevin Leon Braxton, 31, of Lafayette turned himself into the Lafayette Police Department on the active 2nd-degree murder warrant that was issued for his involvement in the 5th Avenue murder that occurred on October 1. Braxton’s bond is set at $1.25 million.

Additional arrest warrants were made last week, get more details here.


As the investigation continues, additional arrests are expected. Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to contact 337.491.1311.

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