An alleged KKK member from Bogalusa is entitled to retrieve his guns, ammunition and black robe and hood that were seized during a murder investigation last year, a state judge ruled Monday in Covington.
But the judge said he would not enforce his ruling until an appeal by the district attorney's office could be heard.
In February, a St. Tammany Parish grand jury declined to charge Random Hines, 28, with obstruction of justice in the killing of an Oklahoma woman who reportedly tried to back out of a Ku Klux Klan initiation last year.
Raymond "Chuck" Foster, the alleged imperial wizard of the Bogalusa Sons of Dixie Knights, is charged with second-degree murder in Cynthia Lynch's death and is awaiting trial. Authorities have said Lynch was killed after she told Foster, 44, that she wanted to return home to Oklahoma.
Assistant District Attorney Julie Knight on Monday argued
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