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Man arrested in connection to Monroe murder

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An arrest has been made in connection with a murder that occurred on January 18.

Monroe Police have arrested Eddie Nelson of Monroe in the shooting death of Quintarius Brown.

Police say that scientific evidence obtained during the forensic examination of did not support the reports that Brown had shot himself.

Brown was buried last week.

Police had been looking for the weapon involved in the case.

Detectives re-interviewed persons of interest in the case which led to further evidence in support of Nelson's arrest.

Nelson has been booked at Ouachita Correctional Center on one count of Second Degree Murder. He's being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

Police say that the investigations continues and the weapon used is still missing.

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