Man arrested in connection with bar murder

Published: Apr. 3, 2010 at 10:57 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 8, 2010 at 9:52 AM CDT
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Jorell Young (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office)
Jorell Young (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office)

HOUMA, LA (WAFB) - Terrebonne Parish Deputies arrested Jorell Young, 23, in connection with a murder at the Drama Club Bar in Houma.

Young was booked Friday on first degree murder and armed robbery. He is accused of killing 39-year-old bar manager Robert LeCompte on Christmas Eve.

The bar was having a party for employees and patrons when the robbery occurred. LeCompte was stabbed at least 10 times and about $4,000 was missing.

Police said Young denies the killing. Bond was set at $2 million.

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