3rd person arrested in murder of man found dead in creek
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A third person has been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in a creek in southwestern Jefferson County.
According to an arrest slip, Michael Travis Schmidt, 21, and two other men assaulted the victim, Sean W. Shoemaker, also 21, and dumped him into a creek in the 5000 block of Woodridge Lake Boulevard causing his death. The incident happened on the afternoon of February 27.
The other two suspects, LaQuan "Q" Owsley, 35, and Colton Bruce, 22, were arrested earlier this month.
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