UPDATE: Bastrop Police make arrests in death of five-year-old

Bonnie R. Bryant & Eddie Lee Bryant | Photos: Bastrop Police
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BASTROP, La. (KNOE) - Update: Mar 13, 2018

Bastrop Police have made two arrests in connection with the death of five-year-old Shadarriya Bryant.

They have arrested 65-year-old Bonnie R. Bryant for one count of Obstruction of Justice and 39-year-old Eddie Lee Bryant for one count of Failure to report the commission of certain felonies.

Both were booked at the Morehouse Parish Jail.


Police are investigating the death of a five-year-old girl in Bastrop as a homicide.

Police say the death happened Saturday morning on Clara Street. They say the girl was taken to Morehouse General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

So far, investigators say they have no suspects.

This would be the second homicide in Bastrop in the past week. Demontrail Lollie was shot and killed late Monday night.