UPDATE: 3rd suspect turns himself in for Donaldsonville murder
POSTED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 1:49pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 2:44pm
Donaldsonville, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE 6-19-14: Michael "Ma-man" LeBlanc turned himself into Ascension Parish Sheriff's detectives late Wednesday evening.
LeBlanc was the third suspect wanted for the murder of Adoriji Wilson in Donaldsonville.
ORIGINAL 6-11-14: On Wednesday, June 11, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant on four locations in the early morning hours in Donaldsonville, according to Chief Tony Bacala.
On June 2, shortly before midnight, the sheriff’s office responded to Elizabeth Street in Donaldsonville after receiving a report of someone being shot and lying on the porch unresponsive. Upon arrival, deputies found 37-year-old Adoriji Wilson had been shot to death. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
As the investigation continued and after following several leads, deputies obtained information that led to the search of the four other locations.
Deputies located and arrested Marishell “Kool-aid” Ealem, 28, and Charles “Stubby” Broom, 48, for their involvement in Wilson’s homicide.
Ealem was transported to the Ascension Parish Jail where he was charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. No bond has been set at this time.
Broom was also transported to the Ascension Parish Jail and charged with obstruction of justice and accessory after the fact to second-degree murder.
Deputies are actively searching for Michael “Ma-man” LeBlanc, 32, of Donaldsonville, and he is facing charges of second-degree murder and principal to illegal use of weapon.
LeBlanc is considered armed and dangerous and has an extensive criminal history including charges of first-degree murder, and second-degree murder in Orleans Parish.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,500 for the information that leads to the arrest and indictment of person (s) responsible for this homicide. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering a separate and independent reward of $2,500.