UPDATE: Watson murder suspect turns himself in Tuesday
Press Release from the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office:
Sheriff Ard confirms that suspect Terrell Anthony has turned himself in. He will be processed through the Livingston Parish Detention Center.
Special thanks to our residents, EBRSO, BRPD & all of our law enforcement partners for working with us on this case.
On October 7, 2019 - around 11:30 p.m. - deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in Watson for a disturbance with shots fired.
Sheriff Jason Ard says, "Our deputies arrived to find a deceased female with multiple gunshot wounds. We can identify this victim as 31 year old Jessica Clark. Through investigation, our team has determined that suspect, 37-year -old Terrell Anthony, and the victim were involved in a relationship of some sort. We know Anthony arrived at the address earlier in the day, held occupants (not the victim at this time) within the residence against their will and physically took their cellphones from them. We learned after holding the occupants against their will, the victim returned home from a weekend trip. He confronted the victim. Shot her multiple times. Then, fled the scene in her vehicle."
The victim’s white 2018 Honda Accord was later located at a Denham Springs Apartment complex.
Terrell Anthony of Carolina Street in Baton Rouge is wanted for:
>First Degree Murder
Anthony is believed to be armed & dangerous. We do not believe Anthony is in the immediate area at this time. We have also learned through this investigation that Anthony is currently being supervised by the Office of Probation & Parole.
Sheriff says, ‘Domestic violence is an all too common occurrence. It can happen to anyone at anytime. Know that deputies with our Domestic Violence Unit are involved in this case.’
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call us at 225-686-2241 x1 or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).