On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Nacogdoches Police Department investigators arrested Ashlyne Monique Arrington, 24 years of age, and charged her with the Murder of Deion Ladana Barrett, 23 years of age. This arrest was based upon information learned in the initial investigation into the shooting in the 1600 block of Martinsville St. Investigators learned that a disturbance occurred in apartment #202 where both the victim and suspect reside. That disturbance became violent, resulting in the death of Deion Ladana Barrett.

The investigation is still ongoing and any further significant information will be released as it becomes available. Please be courteous and keep the families in your thoughts.