Second New Iberia murder suspect turns himself in

Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-22 23:21:34-04

UPDATE: The second suspect wanted in connection with a homicide Thursday evening in New Iberia is in jail.

According to police, Dondra Lavar Anthony turned himself in Saturday evening.

Officers secured warrants for the arrests of Dondra and Kervin Anthony following a shooting on 20 Arpent Road that left 22-year-old Jakil Sophas, Sr. dead.

On Friday, police located the vehicle they believed to be involved in the murder. They arrested the driver, identified as Kervin, Saturday.

While searching the vehicle, officers found a pound of marijuana, a gun, and over $5,000, according to a spokesperson for the police department.

recovered in homicide arrest

Kervin was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on warrants for accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, obstruction of justice and failure to appear.

He was also booked on multiple drug and gun violations.

Dondra will be booked with first-degree murder and obstruction of justice.

Kervin Anthony
Kervin Anthony
Dondra Lavar Anthony
Dondra Lavar Anthony