MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) A man has been arrested in connection with human remains found last week. The skull and bones were found on Dep Busby Road near Old Pascagoula Road.
Authorities arrested and charged 27-year-old Bryan Lewis Gibson with murder. Officials were able to identify the remains as Michael Blue Watson. After identifying the remains, officials traced the victim's blood in Gibson's car. Watson went missing in April of 2011.
Sheriff Sam Cochran stated he believes Gibson shot Michael Blue Watson to death and dropped his body off in a dump site. Cochran stated the two were arguing over pseudoephedrine before Watson's death.
"I mention pseudoephedrine because that's really the basis of this entire investigation is methamphetamine. It was a result of this person's drug usage and is why he killed Mr. Watson," said Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran.
In addition to murder charges, Gibson faces multiple felony drug charges. Deputies found Gibson at a local food store Thursday night, there authorities seized a meth lab in his vehicle during his arrest Thursday night.
According to the Sheriff's Department, Brandon Wayne Johnson also faces felony drug charges. He was arrested with Gibson Thursday night.
Authorities stated they do not believe that anyone else was involved in the murder of Watson.