August 4, 2020

Police say body found at park shot by crossbow; two people charged

A 24-year-old man is accused of murder and a 27-year-old of being an accessory after the death of a man who was shot with a crossbow and his body left at a lakeside park in Louisiana.

Rodney Christopher Nordby, 33, was shot during an argument Thursday night in Shreveport, Sheriff Steve Prator said in a news release Sunday.

Two teenagers found the body near a parking lot at Wallace Lake on Saturday afternoon. It had been wrapped in two comforters, according to the news release.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick said 24-year-old Daniel Haire was arrested Sunday on a charge of second-degree murder, and 27-year-old Dillon Charles Brown on a charge of accessory after the fact.

Detective Matt Lucky said Brown is accused of helping Haire dispose of Nordby’s body, according to the news release.

It was not clear whether either had an attorney who could comment.