Officers with the Criminal Investigation Division of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested 18-year-old Marcus Jay Hamilton on a warrant for second degree murder for the alleged shooting death of 18-year-old Keyiona Chenevert of Bayou Vista in January of this year.

Chenevert's body was discovered in an apartment on Three B's Lane in Bayou Vista around 2:20 p.m. on January 21st, 2013.  The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the 911 call after someone reported they found Chenevert was found unresponsive in her apartment.

Deputies say through the course of their investigation, they identified Hamilton as a suspect.  He was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration.  No bond has been set yet.

Investigators says that no specific information about the investigation are going to be revealed at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.  They will not release any further details while the case is ongoing.