On Tuesday, August 20, 21-year-old Bobby Smith Jr. of Sorrento turned himself into authorities on charges of second-degree murder, according to Sheriff Bobby Webre.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Detectives began investigating the homicide of Kenneth Brown who was killed on June 8 at a residence 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, August 19.

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

Contributed by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office