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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Louisiana

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Statement on Today's State Arrest of Kenneth Gleason

BATON ROUGE, LA - Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson made the following statement concerning today's arrest of Kenneth Gleason on two charges of first-degree murder by the Baton Rouge Police Department:  "My office, together with the ATF and the FBI, will continue to support the outstanding state and local law enforcement efforts in this important matter.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims."


NOTE:  The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless adjudicated guilty at trial or through a guilty plea. 


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Updated September 20, 2017