The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says two residents were arrested in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Pere Jackson of Hammond. 18- year-old Gerrell Perry of Independence was charged with accessory to first degree murder and obstruction of justice. 24- year-old Julius Gales of Hammond was charged with possession of stolen property and a parole violation. While in custody over the weekend, additional charges were placed on Gales for accessory to first degree murder and obstruction of justice. The body of 27-year-old Pere Jackson, who had been missing since Nov. 15th, was located and recovered by investigators Nov. 18 around 4:00 p.m. His body was located near the edge of a wooded area on Dead End St.in Natalbany. While additional details surrounding Mr. Jackson’s death will not be released as the case remains under investigation, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office does expect to make additional arrests. Sheriff Edwards is continuing to ask the public for help in gathering information that will lead to all those responsible. Please contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.