The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Department arrested a subject on Jan. 11 that has been implicated in two recent homicides in Sabine Parish. Blake Joseph Kendall, 39, of Many was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center for theft of a firearm on Jan. 11 and is currently being held without bond. Investigators are in the process of obtaining two warrants on Kendall for 1st Degree Murder in the recent shooting deaths of two Sabine Parish residents.
On Aug. 19, Jerry W. Scott, 72 of Many, was found shot to death inside his home on Matthews Lodge Road.
On Dec. 15, Adam L. Jeter, 34 of Zwolle, was shot to death in his vehicle while checking the mail in front of his home on Patterson Road.
Investigators determined that both men were killed with the same firearm, a Beretta 9mm pistol, which is now in the custody of the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office.