Friday, May 27, 2022

Man wanted for quadruple homicide apprehended in Denton County

On Wednesday, a man wanted for a quadruple homicide out of Portland, Oregon was apprehended by law enforcement in Denton County, according to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office.

The DCSO conducted a fugitive investigation in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals East Texas Fugitive Task Force and the Portland Police Department at his home in Frisco. Jeremy Michael Lenoire, 27, was arrested without incident on warrants for four counts of murder, two counts of burglary and two counts of robbery, according to a DCSO news release. According to Portland police, he has been indicted on all the above charges expect two counts of murder

Lenoire is being held in Denton County Jail without bail pending extradition to Multnomah County, Oregon. Jail records show that in 2016, when Lenoire’s address was listed in Aubrey, Lenoire was arrested by the University of North Texas Police Department on a DCSO warrant for possession of brass knuckles.

According to Portland police, Lenoire was arrested in connection with a June 6, 2021 shooting in which four people — Mitchell Nacoste, 31; Kendall Gragg, 27; Donovan Lenford, 24; and Eylon Willis, 23 — were found dead in a residence in a Portland neighborhood. Each of their deaths was ruled a homicide by gunshot.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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