Bristol Man Arrested for Murder

By Darrion Kirnes | dkirnes@wmbb.com

Published 09/26 2016 04:01PM

Updated 09/26 2016 04:40PM

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A Bristol man is behind bars for allegedly fatally shooting another man.
 
Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 61-year-old Floyd Eugene Parrish for second degree murder with a firearm. The FDLE is investigating the case at the request of Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch. 
 
 
Parrish is accused of killing 53-year-old James Lester Nesmith of Bristol, just before midnight on Sept. 25, 2016 at Parrish’s home. Nesmith was visiting Parrish when the two began arguing and the shooting occurred. 
 
Parrish was arrested today and booked into the Liberty County Jail. The State Attorney’s Office, 2nd Judicial Circuit will prosecute this case. 

 

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