Rapper arrested for killing man during Denham Springs robbery, officials say

Nathaniel “Nat” Williams
Nathaniel “Nat” Williams(St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 3:56 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 3:58 PM CST
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ST. HELENA PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge area rapper has been arrested for the shooting death of a man in October 2022, according to the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they arrested Jarman K. King, of Baker, for first-degree murder and criminal conspiracy of murder, on Thursday, Jan. 19. He is accused of killing Jesse J. Thomas III on October 22, 2022, during a robbery that occurred off Calmes Road in Denham Springs.

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Rapper Jamar King of Baker was arrested for murder by the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday, Jan. 19.

The 21st District Attorney’s Office, Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Baker Police Department, Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension, and the U.S. Marshal Service helped St. Helena detectives with this investigation, according to Sheriff Nathaniel “Nat” Williams.

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