A man who was originally arrested as an accessory in the slaying of 25-year-old Pernell Boudreaux has now been booked on second degree murder.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Maximilian Trautmann and 32-year-old Sean Perroncel in the case Wednesday. Trautmann was booked on a second-degree murder, while Perroncel was booked as an accessory after the fact to second-degree murder.

Perroncel’s accessory count has now been upgraded to second-degree murder, and both men also have been booked armed robbery counts.

Police found Boudreaux’s body near a construction site in the 300 block of Lebesque Road on March 9 His body was discovered only yards from the home he shared with his mother and other family members in the Country Pine Mobile Estates mobile home park.

Perroncel is being held on $500,000 bond for the second-degree murder count, while Trautmann is being held on $200,000 bond for  second-degree murder charge and an additional $500,000 bond for armed robbery.


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