Man at center of police search in Hernando arrested


Louis McLean St. John

HERNANDO, Miss. — The man at the center of a police search in Hernando Wednesday was taken into custody.

Chief Scott Worsham identified the suspect as Louis McLean St. John,18. He was charged with aggravated assault with a weapon or other means to produce death.

Officers were searching for St. John with K9 teams around East Parkway. Worsham said before 10 p.m. that police were signing warrants for his arrest.

Worsham did not provide details on the stabbing, except to call it an isolated event. He asked residents to remain vigilant and be aware of surroundings.

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