Arrest made in murder of Drama Club's gay bar owner

An alleged bar owner's murderer is now in custody of police after they arrested him Friday.

 

Bar owner Robert LeCompte was stabbed more than 10 times before dying on Christmas day. (courtesy of sdgln.com)

 

A former employee has been arrested in the Christmas murder of the Drama Club’s gay owner in Louisiana, according to San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.

Authorities are holding Jorell Young for armed robbery and first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing his former boss 10 times on Christmas Day. According to a report from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department, Jorell is facing a $2 million bail.

Witnesses say Jorell was one of the last people at the Drama Club Christmas Eve for a holiday party. Police arrested Jorell Friday on these charges.

To read more on this story, visit the San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.

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