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Sister of woman found in shallow grave in St. Helena Parish arrested

Deborah Palmer, 38 (Source: St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office) Deborah Palmer, 38 (Source: St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office)
ST. HELENA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

An arrest has been made in the case of a missing woman's body being found in a shallow grave off Anderson Rd. in St. Helena Parish, reports the sheriff's office.

The body found was identified as missing woman, Rebecca Blades, 36, of St. Helena Parish. Blades was reported missing back on May 10 by her father. Her body was discovered on May 14.

ORIGINAL STORY: Body of woman found in St. Helena Parish identified as missing woman; murder investigation underway 

St, Helena Sheriff's officials have confirmed that Blades' sister, Deborah Palmer, 38, of Amite, has been arrested and is charged with second degree murder.

Officials say they do not believe she acted alone; more arrests are expected.

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