Sorrento man surrenders after June murder

News

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s office said a 21-year-old man surrendered Tuesday in connection with a June murder.

Detectives said Bobby Smith Jr. of Sorrento was wanted on charges of second-degree murder.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Detectives began investigating the murder of Kenneth Brown. Brown was killed on June 8 at a home on North Robert Wilson Road in Gonzales.

Through the course of investigation, Smith was identified as a person of interest and an arrest warrant was issued for him on Monday.

Smith was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.