September 28, 2022

St. Tammany Parish Grand Jury Indicts 3 Men for a 2022
Lacombe. Louisiana Murder

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, a St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted:

Patrick Earl McCarty, II, 36 of Slidell, Louisiana on second degree murder, obstruction of justice and 2 counts of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Jason Robert James, 37 of Lacombe, Louisiana on second degree-murder and obstruction of justice.Aarin Navarre, 17 of Slidell, Louisiana on second-degree murder. He was a juvenile at the time but is being tried as an adult.

The case involves a murder that occurred in Lacombe, Louisiana and the body was driven and disposed of in Santa Rosa County, Florida.

We want to thank Detective Julie Boyton with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office who investigated the case. We also want to thank the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office for their cooperation and assistance.

Assistant District Attorney Iain Dover presented the case to the grand jury.