Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reported today (November 25, 2019), the arrests of Gerrell Perry (18) of Independence and Julius Gales of Hammond in connection to the murder of 27-year-old Pere Jackson of Hammond. Additional arrests are expected as the investigation continues.
Perry was charged with Accessory to First Degree Murder and Obstruction of Justice last Thursday (November 21, 2019). Gales, who was initially taken into custody on the unrelated charges of Possession of Stolen Property and Parole Violation, was also additionally charged with Accessory to First Degree Murder and Obstruction of Justice on Saturday (November 23, 2019).
Jackson had been reported missing since November 15, 2019. His vehicle was located in Hammond later in the day of November 15, 2019 and his body was located near the edge of a wooded area on Dead End Street in Natalbany on November 18, 2019.
Sheriff Edwards is continuing to ask the public for help in gathering information that will lead to all of those responsible for taking the life of Pere Jackson. Please contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.
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