A Toledo man sought on a murder charge for the death of a 23-year-old man last year was arrested by Louisiana State Police, Toledo police Chief Mike Navarre said yesterday.
Emite Leon Davis, 35, of the 800 block of Locust Street, was arrested Friday. He was charged in the death of Anthony Smoot, whose body was found June 1 in the side yard of a house at 814 Locust.
Mr. Smoot died of blunt-force injuries to the head between May 30 and the day his body was found beneath sticks, leaves, and brush, police said.
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