The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men, reportedly the victim's boyfriend and the dealer who sold the drugs, on murder charges following the overdose death of Shantell Jackson (23) of Slidell that occurred in October 2017.
On October 16, 2017, Jackson died after being brought to a local hospital suffering from an apparent heroin overdose. STPSO detectives determined that Jackson’s boyfriend, Warren Brown (25), purchased the heroin from Oren Bowens (39) of Slidell. and that Brown and Jackson had both used the heroin prior to Jackson’s deadly overdose.
Brown, who was already incarcerated in the St. Tammany Parish Jail on a probation violation, was re-booked for on the charge of Second-degree Murder. Bowens was located late Thursday night (February 8, 2018) and, in addition to Second-degree Murder, was charged with Possession of Schedule III CDS and Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I CDS (Heroin) after drugs were located while detectives were executing a search warrant at his home.