Update: Natchitoches Police identify suspect in double homicide on Short Seventh Street



The Natchitoches Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating the suspect, Jessie James Petite Jr. (B/M, 21 y.o.a, weighing 135 pounds, around 5’7” of Natchitoches).

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jessie James Petite Jr. who is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.

If you have seen Jessie James Petite Jr. please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective William Connell at (318) 238-3911.  Do not attempt to apprehend or detain this individual by yourself.  Jessie James Petite Jr. is considered to be armed and dangerous.  Remember all information given shall remain confidential.