Suspect arrested for 2011 murders

Melichi Corbin (Source: EBRSO)
Melichi Corbin (Source: EBRSO)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have arrested a man for a double murder that happened two years ago on Mohican Prescott.

Investigators say Melichi Corbin, 24, shot Brandon Watson and Calvin Ervin as they stood outside an apartment complex during an attempted robbery.

The shooting happened on the evening of February 12, 2011.

Detectives say new information led to Corbin's arrest.  He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in connection with the deaths of Watson and Ervin.

Corbin was already in jail for a murder that happened February 13th, 2011 on St. Gerard St.  He was also charged in a double shooting that left two people wounded on Dan Dr.

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