Man's body found in ditch in Slidell is city's 3rd killing of the year

Man's body found in ditch in Slidell is city's 3rd killing of the year

Man's body found in ditch in Slidell is city's 3rd killing of the year

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Posted on September 8, 2013 at 12:56 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 9 at 1:48 PM

SLIDELL, La. - Police are investigating the city's third homicide of the year after the body of a 23-year-old man was found lying in a ditch on Javery Road around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Police said the body of Leighton Powe Jr. was discovered after his girlfriend reported him missing.

Felix Adams Jr., 20, was named as a suspect and was apprehended by police late Sunday night after a tip from the public that he was still in the area.

Currently, there is a CrimeStoppers reward of $2,500 for any tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of Felix Adams Jr. You do not have to give your name, and you can remain completely anonymous. The number to CrimeStoppers is 504-822-1111, or you can call the Slidell Police Department at 985-643-3131.

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