Second arrest made in Gulfport murder

GULFPORT - A second arrest has been made in the murder investigation of Pamela Santiago.

Police arrested Kendrick Lebontra Harper of Gulfport in the 4800 block of 30 1/2 Street about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. They say Harper assisted Ryan Abeyta with removing Santiago's body from her home in Harmony Circle and dumping it in the wooded area near 13000 block of River Road.

Harper was taken to Harrison County jail under a $200,000 bond set by Justice Court judge Dianne Ladner.

SunHerald.com updates this story as details become available.