The body of a missing 17-year-old boy was found by the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office.
Authorities arrested two people in connection with the death.
Mikivion Maleei Anderson went missing March 24. He was last seen in Garyville and the Mt. Airy area.
The sheriff's office said Friday that investigators had found Anderson's body on Wednesday in a shallow grave in Mt. Airy. Authorities confirm that he was shot to death.
WDSU-TV reports Brandon Braxton and Nathis Burl, both 18 years old, are in custody. Each was arrested Thursday on charges of second-degree murder, conspiracy to second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. It was not immediately known if either suspect has legal representation.
The two are being held on $1.6 million bond.
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