Suspect turns himself in after 12-year-old is murdered

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 6:04pm

The body of 12-year-old Justin Bloxom was found in a shallow pool of water off U.S. Highway 171 in Stonewall.

The suspect in the homicide of the Desoto middle schooler is registered sex offender Brian Horn.

Police say the 34 year-old cab driver turned himself in after authorities began a three parish search for Horn.

Horn faces charges of second degree murder, but they could be upgraded after an autopsy of Bloxom.