Person of interest sought in LaPlace murder

Person of interest sought in LaPlace murder

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - Detectives ask for help finding a person of interest the December killing of Juan Jose Rivera.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office says 23-year-old Carlos Parrilla Jr. frequents the LaPlace and New Orleans areas. He stands 5'11" tall and weighs 150 pounds.

Investigators say the 52-year-old Rivera was stabbed in the chest the night of Dec. 2, 2014, at a trailer park on Montegut Avenue.

If you can help locate Parrilla, or have other information that can help with the investigation, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS.

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