POI Arrest In the Murder of Somer Thompson: Jarred Harrell

Posted by BOC Staff | Jarred Harrell,Murdered,Somer Thompson | Thursday 11 February 2010 8:45 pm

Orange Park, FL– 24 year old Jarred Mitchell Harrell is in custody this evening on 29 counts of child pornography charges and has been named a person of interest in the murder of Somer Thompson.

Missing from her walk home from school on October 19th, 7 year old Somer was found in  a Georgia landfill on October 21st.


Harrell was arrested by Federal agents in Merdian , MS and is being held on a $1 Million dollar bond. Until recently, he lived in a home near Somer Thompson’s at 1152 Gano Avenue, which was also searched today.