Apr 16, 2014 4:41 PM by Letitia Walker
A Breaux Bridge man has been arrested in connection with a January homicide that occurred in Iberville Parish.
44-year-old Mark A. Roy was taken into custody by deputies in St. Martin Parish.
Iberville Parish deputies say they were initially investigating the theft of an excavator from an environmental services company at a chemical plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana. However, during the course of the investigation, the body of 42-year-old Avery Hastings was found in a field in Rosedale. Hastings was an employee of the environmental company.
Roy was booked into the Iberville Parish jail and charged with Second Degree Murder and Principal to Felony Theft.