Louisiana Police Arrest Man in Montana Killing

27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man

By Molly Priddy

SHREVEPORT, La. — Shreveport police say a two-day manhunt has brought the arrest of a 27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man.

Cpl. Marcus Hines says Kevin Joseph Lino was arrested Saturday after twice evading pursuers. Hines says tips helped police track Lino to woods near railroad tracks.

Montana authorities have a warrant charging him with deliberate homicide in Barry’s death

Hines says Lino reportedly has ties to northwest Louisiana. He’s being held in the Caddo Parish jail as a fugitive from Missoula.

That’s where 36-year-old Gilbert Barry was beaten and shot before his body was found in the Clark Fork River on Aug. 6.

Hines says the killing apparently was in July.

Codefendant Kenneth Hickman, arrested in Missoula, has yet to enter a plea to aggravated assault.

 

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