Arrest made in 1996 homicide cold case

Arrest made in 1996 homicide cold case

POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:45pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:49pm

New Orleans Cold Case detectives made an arrest in a homicide from 1996.

Police arrested Henry Meredith, 35, in the 1996 killing of Damion Brumfield.

Police said the incident happened on Feb. 26, 1996, in the 1800 block of Seventh Street.

The NOPD’s Violent Offenders Warrant Squad and the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force found Henry Meredith at approximately 4:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of Eads Street.

Meredith was arrested without incident on a charge of second-degree murder.

Cold Case Homicide Detective Decynda Barnes is in charge of the investigation.

Anyone with information on any crime can call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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