Deputies: "Person of Interest", charged with murder
WALKER - Deputies in Livingston have arrested 23 year old, Joshua Mitchell on for the death of Brandon Steele Parnell.
Parnell's body was found by a fisherman in the Blind River Canal in St. James Parish on Thursday ending the missing person investigation.
He went missing February 25th.
Parnell was shot in the head and according to deputies his body was dumped into the water.
Mitchell was held Friday night as a "person of interest," he was picked up on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. Deputies say Mitchell was mad at Parnell and they believe he murdered him the night of February 25th, and then dumped his body the water.
Mitchell faces 2nd degree murder charges and could be facing more as deputies are still investigating Parnell's death.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Catholic High wins Division I state title, beats Jesuit 14-10
Brian Kelly's salary ignites criticism from La. public service commissioner
9-year-old from Prairieville stars in the Hallmark Channel's new Christmas movie
Families excited for return of Festival of Lights to Downtown Baton Rouge
As deadline approaches, 1600 kids remain without a sponsor in Salvation Army's...
WATCH: New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge
High school coaches give Brian Kelly advice on how to tackle recruiting...
See the contract to get Brian Kelly as the new LSU Football...
Fans share their excitement about new LSU head coach Brian Kelly
New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge