Posted: Apr 22, 2012 9:34 AM by KATC
Updated: Apr 22, 2012 9:58 AM
Four children, left unattended in a Rayne mobile home, were killed when their house caught fire just before midnight. It happened at 1506 A Edith Street. The children were ages 2, 5, 7 and 8 years old. The mother, Shaqueta McDade, a 26 year old female, was arrested and charged with (4) counts of Negligent Homicide.
The Acadia Parish Coroners Office and the Louisiana State Fire Marshall are assisting in the investigation.