St. Landry

Feb 17, 2011 1:04 PM by Kate Durio

Atchafalaya Bridge Jumper Mark Savoy Found Guilty

Mark Savoy was convicted of 2nd Degree Kidnapping and Aggravated Flight from an officer in St. Landry Parish Court yesterday.

Savoy was arrested after he allegedly kidnapped his estranged wife and children in December 2006 and led police on a cross-parish chase before jumping off of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge to elude capture.

Savoy was also found not guilty of two other counts of 2nd Degree Kidnapping yesterday. His sentencing is set for April 21st.




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