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Suspect in Murder of U.S. Marshal Deputy in Louisiana Dies from Gunshot Wound

The man accused in the shooting death of 27-year-old Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells in Baton Rouge, LA Tuesday morning died Wednesday morning from a gunshot wound sustained during his arrest. Jamie Croom, a multiple convicted felon already on probation for firearms charges, was considered the most wanted man in Pointe Coupee Parish. The U.S. Attorney’s Office had filed charges on Croom Tuesday evening in relation to the shooting.

marshal-shooting-AP Photo-Travis Spradling