Reginald Reed indicted in wife’s murder
Amite—District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux reports that a Tangipahoa Parish Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment in the 1987 homicide of 26-year-old Selonia Reed. Indicted for second degree murder and conspiracy to commit second degree murder were Reginald Reed Sr., age 59 and Jimmy Ray Barnes, age 60. Hammond Police booked Reed Friday afternoon, June 21, 2019, at 2:44 PM, minutes before the district attorney's office distributed a press release announcing the indictment. Police arrested Barnes Friday evening in Atlanta, Georgia. On August 23, 1987, the body of Selonia Reed ...
Bridegroom murdered after visiting betrothed
Henry Dalton Forrest died violently on the eve of his wedding less than three hours after visiting his betrothed. The list of suspects includes former suitors of the bride-to-be, random bandits, and relatives of both the future bride and bridegroom, but oddly enough, the man arrested seemed to have no motive whatsoever.
Link considered in Reed, Jones murders
Two weeks ago, I recounted the brutality of Selonia Reed’s unsolved murder. Several readers responded, asking about a connection between Selonia Reed and Willie A. Jones—a man found murdered one week after the Reed slaying.
Cold cases abound in southeast Louisiana
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