RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat. The decision came days after a Swiss institute found elevated traces of a radioactive agent reportedly on Arafat's belongings, reviving speculation the legendary Palestinian... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark says preliminary autopsy results show the 2-month-old infant found dead Tuesday in a puddle of water in Zachary had been badly beaten. Clark tells The Advocate Prince Javeion Deshaun Brown suffered blunt force trauma to his head... more »
Sheriff Bobby Guidroz sent detectives to the autopsy of Andrus Rideau whose body was discovered by the Sheriff himself. There were no signs of blunt force,lacerations, or gunshots wounds. They are now waiting on toxicology results. This case remains under investigation as a suspicious death.
One of the persons... more »
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey says an autopsy shows a Louisiana college dean died in April from a prescription drug overdose. The body of Greg Leader, dean of the pharmacy school at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was found April 19 in a room at... more »
UPDATE: Police say a cause of death and identity for the body found will be released on Wednesday.
The body of a middle-aged man was found Monday (February 15) evening behind the Chevron gas station at the corner of Congress and Bertrand. Investigators tell KATC, three girls went into... more »
On August 3rd, 2009, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle located on Hwy 743 in the Opelousas, LA area. When deputies arrived, the vehicle was identified by officers as one being connected to a reported missing person from Alexandria, LA. Upon investigating the... more »
UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim whose body was found in Jeff Davis Parish as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie. She is from Houston, Texas. It is believed that her body had been at that location for at least 24 hours.
KATC has learned that as of yesterday afternoon... more »