UPDATE Bastrop Police Search: Suspect in Bastrop fatal stabbing has been captured

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Brandon White
Photo Courtesy: Bastrop Police Department Facebook page

BASTROP, La. (KTVE/KARD) — A search for the suspect of a Bastrop stabbing has come to an end.

According to the Mer Rouge Police Department, Brandon White has been captured.

BASTROP, La. (KTVE/KARD) (August 20, 2021 4:30 p.m.) — The Bastrop Police Department is looking for a man believed to be connected to a stabbing.

Brandon White
Courtesy: Bastrop Police Department Facebook page

According to police, on August 16, 2021 in the early morning hours they responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Parkhurst Drive.

Officers say when they arrived they found John Nelson, a white male, had been stabbed in the torso and died from his wound.

Police say their investigation lead them to Brandon White, 20, and they have an arrest warrant for him.

Police are asking that if you have any information that will help them find White or details about the stabbing you are asked to get in touch with them by contacting the Bastrop Police Department at (318) 281-1322 or North Delta Crime Stoppers at (318) 388-CASH (2274).

To read their full release from their Facebook page, click here.

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