JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office made another arrest in the death of Bella Barnat on Friday, April 12, according to a JSO press release.
The report said that a drop of blood was found under the victim's bed and was sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for analysis.
The FDLE confirmed that the blood was not the victims and was a DNA CODIS match to Francis Majak Lai.
JSO conducted a criminal records check and found that Lai, 25, had an arrest warrant for domestic aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery upon a pregnant woman.
Friday JSO arrived at a residence in the 4000 block of Sunbeam Road and arrested Lai. He immediately asked for an attorney and was transported to Pre-Trial Detention Facility.
Lai is charged with his outstanding warrants as well as for murder.
First Coast News