Sheriff confirms identity of suspect

Sgt. Chuck Mulligan with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office reported to Historic City News this afternoon that they are now able to confirm the identity of a suspect shot and killed by deputies over the weekend.

After a comparison of the latent prints taken from the deceased person in Saturday’s deputy involved shooting, it has been determined the subject is in fact Rodney Joseph Lasseign, W/M, 07-25-1956.

The comparison was checked against The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s records.

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