LA man commits suicide after confessing to murder in Odessa, brother arrested

LA man commits suicide after confessing to murder in Odessa, brother arrested
Laterrian Lewis (Jackson Parish Sheriff's Department)

JACKSON PARIS, LA (KWES) - According to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Department, Jonathan Boston confessed to family members he had killed Ashley Davis in Odessa before taking his own life.

After finding Boston dead in his home, officers arrested his brother, Laterrian Lewis, on charges of obstruction of justice in the murder investigation.

Davis is believed to have been killed in Odessa on Oct. 27. Boston then transported her body to Louisiana in her car, which he then hid in the woods near Lucky, LA, authorities say.

Before taking his life, Boston told family members he “dug her into the woods."

Lewis, who knew of the murder and helped Boston hide the remains, is now in jail.

Police continue to follow leads and search for the remains.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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