JPSO makes arrest in November Marrero murder

JPSO makes arrest in November Marrero murder

MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish deputies have arrested a man in connection to a November murder in Marrero.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said 21-year-old Brandon Martin of Marrero was charged with second degree murder in connection to the shooting death of 19-year-old Daz Alexis.

The shooting happened November 19 after Alexis' body was discovered in an open field in the 6100 block of 4th Avenue.

Alexis was found with a single gunshot wound to the head, according to JPSO.

Martin surrendered Monday at the JPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with further information is asked to contact the JPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300.