Police in Louisiana Identify Suspect in July 11 Homicide at Motel in Natchitoches

By Zephyr Sullivan
Published July 12, 2023

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Police in Louisiana Identify Suspect in July 11 Homicide at Motel in Natchitoches

Natchitoches, Louisiana – Police in Louisiana have identified the suspect in the July 11 homicide at a motel in Natchitoches.

The Natchitoches Police Department is seeking help from the community in finding suspect Matthew Robinson, a 19-year-old resident of Natchitoches, Louisiana. They believe that he is connected to a murder that took place on July 11, 2023, at a Motel.

Around 2:19 a.m. on July 11, 2023, the Natchitoches Police Department received a call about a person who had been shot at Motel 6 on Highway 1 By-Pass. When the officers arrived, they found a man named Michael Porter, 35 years old from Natchitoches, Louisiana, with multiple gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, Michael Porter was declared dead by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office due to the severity of his injuries.

Matthew Robinson, who stands accused of committing Second Degree Murder, now has an arrest warrant that has been issued against him.

Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Matthew Robinson is asked to contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Shermaria Lewis at (318) 357-3914. Authorities indicated that it is important not to try to catch or restrain Matthew Robinson on your own. He is considered to be armed and a threat to others.

Officials stated that residents also have the option to report a tip without revealing their identity by utilizing the P3 Tips application on their smartphone or by contacting Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.