Sheriff: Person of interest in LaPlace murder confesses to crime

Sheriff: Person of interest in LaPlace murder confesses to crime

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - A man originally identified as a person of interest in a St. John Parish murder now faces charges for the crime.

Deputies say Carlos Parrilla Jr. voluntarily walked into the sheriff's office Friday morning and confessed to killing Jose Rivera. The 52-year-old man was stabbed in the chest the night of Dec. 2, 2014, at a trailer park on Montegut Avenue.

Detectives booked Parrilla, 23, with second-degree murder.

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