BPSO: Missing Bossier City man faces murder and obstruction of justice charges

John Hardy faces a $1.3 million dollar bond

Bossier City missing man charged with murder

BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office has released further information regarding the man who was recently listed in the National Crime Information Center as missing.

John Hardy was taken into custody in Shreveport around noon by the U.S. Marshal Violent Offender Task Force and faces an in-state fugitive charge.

According to the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, Hardy now faces murder and obstruction of justice charges.

BPSO along with Bossier City Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Task Force are working together on an active, ongoing investigation.

The former Bossier City officer was temporarily being held in the Caddo Correctional Center. Around 3 p.m. on Saturday, Hardy was booked in the Bossier Maximum Security Facility. He faces a $1.3 million dollar bond.

BSO News Release Feb. 22, 2020 4:45 p.m. Bossier City Man Arrested for Murder, Obstruction of Justice Bossier Sheriff...

Posted by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office on Saturday, February 22, 2020

BPSO says that additional arrests are possible.

The 43-year-old was reported missing shortly after his business partner, Garrett Wilson.


This is a developing story. KSLA will keep you updated as more details become available.

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