FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
14 March 2013
The human remains discovered on Old Pascagoula Rd on March 4, 2013 have been identified as Michael Blue Watson.
Watson was reported missing in April of 2011.
The missing person investigation developed into a murder investigation..
Based on forensic evidence and other investigative information, Bryan Lewis Gibson (W/M 04-04-1985) has been formally charged with Murder. This evening, investigators were able to locate Gibson and take him into custody.
During the course of the arrest, components of a Meth Lab along with Spice and drug paraphernalia were discovered in Gibson’s vehicle.
Also arrested at the scene was Brandon Wayne Johnson W/M 5-27-1984.
Johnson is facing Felony Drug charges.
Gibson is charged with Murder in addition to Felony Drug Charges as well.
Any additional information that may develop will be made available tomorrow.
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs