FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2019
COVINGTON- District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a St. Tammany Parish grand jury has indicted Terrell Brian Sylvas, 35, of Baton Rouge, on Wednesday (August 21) of one count of Second Degree Murder, one count of Possession of Heroin, and one count of Illegal Carrying of Weapons While in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.
The grand jury indicted Sylvas for possession of heroin, illegally carrying a weapon while in possession of alprazolam, and of murdering a man with a handgun following a verbal dispute on the night of April 26, 2019 in Slidell. Assistant District Attorney Blake Peters presented the case to the grand jury.