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Second suspect arrested in murder of teen whose body was found in Amite River

7 months 1 day 15 hours ago Saturday, March 16 2019 Mar 16, 2019 March 16, 2019 12:00 PM March 16, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

EAST FELICIANA PARISH - A second suspect was arrested Saturday in the killing of an 18-year-old whose body was found in the Amite River a week ago.

According to police, 30-year-old Edward Brooks was arrested in Baton Rouge Saturday morning.

The first suspect, Jesse James Schiele was arrested Friday, also in Baton Rouge, on a second-degree murder charge. Both men are in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and will be moved to East Feliciana Parish jail.

Timmy Daniels' body was discovered by sheriff's deputies in the Amite River on March 9. He had been shot. Daniels' family had reported him missing and said he was last seen on Feb.10 in Scotlandville.   

Investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death is ongoing. 

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