Deputies arrest juvenile in connection with fatal stabbing in Ascension Parish

17-year-old arrested in connection with fatal stabbing at mobile home park in Ascension Parish

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday, Oct. 5.

Allison Hudson, a department spokesperson, says deputies were dispatched around 1 a.m. to a home in the L&D Trailer Park near LA 42 in reference to a reported stabbing.

The victim, Nathaniel Mcleod Sr., 39, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Hudson.

Deputies say they soon located and arrested the 17-year-old suspect at a nearby home.

Authorities say the suspect and Mcleod were involved in a fight for reasons still under investigation.

The juvenile suspect was booked into the St. Bernard Youth Detention Center on the charge of second-degree murder.

This case remains under investigation.

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