A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a second man is in custody in connection with a homicide.
Jacob Thomas Auberry, 29, was shot to death on August 8 in a wooded area along Hi Truitt Road just north of Jasper. Jeffery Shane Reed was arrested shortly after the homicide and deputies started a search for a second suspect, Gary Rene Smith Jr., 33, of Silsbee.
Smith turned himself in on Monday night.
Reed's bond is set at $1 million. Bond has not yet been set for Smith.
Do you know of something that would be a good news story? Enter your email address and select "Submit" to send it to 12 News HD. You can also call the news tip line at 409-838-1212