An inmate who escaped from a Louisiana prison on Thursday is reportedly suspected of assassinating the assistant guardians daughter before he was shot dead by police.
The Louisiana Department of Corrections said 39 -year-old Deltra Henderson vanished from the David Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish on Thursday afternoon. Henderson plagiarized a car and crashed it not far from the prison complex, is in accordance with USA Today.
Republican State Sen. Mike Walsworth, State Police Col. Kevin Reeves and Rep. Jack McFarland approved Hendersons escape and said here inpatient killed a person while he was on the run — but the name of the victim wasn’t released.
Officials said they found Henderson hiding in a dwelling on prison owned later Thursday afternoon and officers encircled the building. Henderson opened fire, and detectives hit back, killing him.
Henderson had been at the prison since 2001 after he was imprisoned for attempted armed robbery, worsened burglary and cocaine spread. His freeing year was set for March 28, 2025.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.