Third suspect sought in Sorrento murder

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Darryl "Hoop" Jones, 41, of 9429 Avis Street Baton Rouge is wanted on one count of principal to 2nd degree murder.

As previously reported by Sheriff Jeff Wiley Gerald "Butta" Wilkins was found shot to death on the side of the road in what appeared to be an execution style slaying. The victim was from Baton Rouge and had a listed address of 1123 N. Sabine Drive, Baton Rouge.

Ascension Parish Sheriff Investigators have arrested Cecil "Unc" Beals and Calvin "Dirt" Williams of Baton Rouge for the Jan. 12 slaying of Gerald "Butta" Wilkins.

Ascension Parish authorities are now searching for another suspect now wanted in connection with the Wilkins murder. Darryl "Hoop" Jones, 41, of 9429 Avis Street Baton Rouge is wanted on one count of principal to 2nd degree murder.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).