Arrest made in slaying of Springhill student-athlete
SPRINGHILL, LA (KSLA) - Police have made an arrest in connection with the slaying of a Springhill student-athlete.
Authorities say 17-year-old Josh D. Lewis, of Cotton Valley, has confessed to killing Jaylen Thomas.
Lewis reportedly told investigators he had a disagreement with Thomas.
Lewis turned himself in as a person of interest early Wednesday morning at the Webster Parish Courthouse in Minden.
He now faces a charge of second-degree homicide.
Lewis will be booked into Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center at Doyline.
Bond has yet to be set.
The penalty for second-degree homicide is a life sentence without benefit of parole.
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