NEW ORLEANS, LA. (THECOUNT) — Brandy Myles has been identified as the New Orleans suspect arrested Thursday in the May 18 shooting death of Danish tourist Poul Hansen.

Hansen, 44, was a military veteran and motorcycle enthusiast who had been touring the south with a group of fellow bikers when he was found shot dead in the 4200 block of America Street, according to WGNO.


On Thursday morning, the NOPD announced they have arrested 36-year-old Myles in connection with the homicide.

Myles, who is currently in custody in Jefferson Parish on unrelated charges, has been re-booked in connection with the NOPD investigation.

Myles will be charged with second degree murder.


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