One man has been arrested for the murder of a 19-year-old in Marrero that occurred last week.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year-old Brandon Martin for the second-degree murder of 19-year-old Daz Alexis.

Alexis’ body was found on November 19 in an open field in the 6100 block of 4th Avenue with a gunshot wound to the head.

Martin turned himself in at the JPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the JPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300.