Crime & Courts

Teen arrested in Monroe homicide case

Jadis Deon’tae Cole
Jadis Deon’tae Cole Photo from the Union County Jail

An 18-year-old was arrested Saturday in the July 11 shooting death of a Monroe man.

Jadis Deon’tae Cole, 18, of Marsvhille has been charged with first-degree murder, the Monroe Police Department said Monday.

He is accused of shooting 30-year-old Carroll Willis Griffin just before 1 a.m. July 11. Griffin was found outside his car parked on East Hudson Street in Monroe.

Cole is being held in the Union County Jail.