Man charged with murder of corrections center escapee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Metro Police have made an arrest in a homicide investigation.

Thirty-five-year-old Laquan Owsley has been charged in the death of 21-year-old Sean Shoemaker.

The victim was found dead in a creek near a cluster of homes on Woodridge Lake Boulevard in Valley Station in February.

Police say Shoemaker had escaped from the Community Corrections Center three days before he was found dead.

Another man, 23-year-old Colton Bruce, is facing a murder charge in connection with this case. 

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

 

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