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Errol Victor Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

AG Jeff Landry's Office Successfully Prosecutes St. John the Baptist Parish Case

BATON ROUGE, LA - Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the following statement after his office obtained a conviction of Errol Victor for second-degree murder:

"This afternoon, justice was served to Errol Victor by a jury of his peers in St. John. I pray his conviction provides some healing and closure to the victim's family.

This jury's verdict is the culmination of an exceptional prosecution by my Assistant Attorneys General John Russel, Daniel Smart, Ben Wallace, and Grant Willis. I thank them and Lillie Blackmon, Kristen Martin, Andrew Bergeron, and Chris Ribera from my office for their great work to get justice.

Today further intensifies my commitment to do all we can to make Louisiana a safer place to live, work, worship, and raise families."

Pursuant to Louisiana law, Victor is subject to receive a life sentence without parole eligibility. His sentencing is scheduled for July 26, 2022.