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Two More Arrests Made in Angler Murder Case

UPDATE (2/5/2016): According to, two more arrests have been made in connection with the murder of Dylan Poche. Deputies have also arrested 18-year-old William Holman of Natchitoches and 18-year-old Kristine Woodall of Winnfield. Holman has been charged with accessory after the fact to second-degree murder and disturbing the peace. Woodall has been charged with aggravated assault with a hammer and criminal obstruction of justice.They are both being held in Natchitoches Parish Detension Center without bond. If you have any additional information about the events on Saturday night, please call 357-7830.

UPDATE: More details have come out of the investigation into the death of college angler Dylan Poche. A press conference was held this afternoon that shed a lot more light on the circumstances surrounding the event.

FOX10 News | WALA

We received a press release from the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Department that an arrest was made in the murder of 18-year-old college angler Dylan Poche. And now the details of the investigation have revealed there was a feud started at some point last week between several individuals that escalated over the week on social media and led to a confrontation during a party at the boat ramp Saturday night where Dylan Poche was fatally stabbed. 

Dylan’s younger brother and some others chased the suspect down and crashed his vehicle and held him at bay until authorities could arrive. The sheriff’s department said more arrests were immenent. More details are here at

Here is their Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Department release:

Murder Arrest made in connection with Dylan Poche Death

According to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr., this evening at approximately 7:30pm, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives with a criminal arrest warrant signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge arrested Andrew Jacob Wallace, 18, of the 4700 block of La. Hwy 3278, Natchitoches, La. for 2nd Degree Murder in connection with the stabbing death of Dylan Kyle Poche.

Wallace was arrested Saturday night on probation violation charges by NPSO Deputies shortly after investigation began and has since been held in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center without bond.

Sheriff Jones said detectives have been actively involved in the investigation since Saturday night, interviewing potential witnesses and gathering evidence for a strong case.

On Monday afternoon, detectives recovered a “critical piece of evidence” near the crime scene.

Additional information will be released during a press conference held at the NPSO Criminal Investigations on Tuesday afternoon February 2nd at 1:30pm.

Location: 331 Lafayette Street, Natchitoches, La.

We ask that you continue to remember Dylan and his family in your prayers.

Click here to read our initial report on the tragic event at a Louisiana boat ramp