A Utah State Prison parolee has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his former roommate.

Terry Wayne Perdue, 26, Salt Lake City, is scheduled for arraignment Friday in 3rd Circuit Court on the homicide charge. Perdue is accused of shooting Jerry Kadell Hermansen, whose body was found Oct. 20 on 50th West and 13th South.Salt Lake police homicide Detective John Johnson said the victim, of Sandy, was shot three times in the back and side with a large-caliber handgun.

Perdue, who was convicted of burglary, forgery and escape, was scheduled to return to the prison after the arraignment, Johnson said.