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  • Hearing in Lafayette beating death moved to April

    March 23, 2012 9:36 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A hearing for two suspects in the October 2010 death of a Louisiana-Lafayette student at an off-campus home has been continued to late April. The Advertiser report an Trahan and Wayland Guillory, who have both pleaded not guilty to one count of second-degree murder and one... more »
  • Arrest made in Monroe beating death

    September 21, 2011 9:30 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a man accused of the beating death of Edward Charles Scott in July. The News-Star reports 31-year-old Mori Turpin of Monroe was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder. The other suspect accused of Scott's murder, 23-year-old... more »
  • Suspect arrested in beating death

    July 26, 2011 10:11 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police say a 23-year-old Tallulah man been has been arrested in the beating death of Edward Charles Scott. The News-Star reports Drukile Kyson Dunn was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center late Friday night on one count of second-degree murder. Police say Scott died following a... more »
  • Man gets 40 years in Louisiana beating death

    January 13, 2011 9:42 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 28-year-old man who admitted to beating a Lake Charles man to death in August of 2009, has been sentenced to serve 40 years in prison. Judge Kent Savoie said Wednesday a lesser sentence "would deprecate the seriousness" of the offense. Phillip Cooks of Lake... more »
  • Arrest made in beating death of LaPlace girl

    December 8, 2010 9:26 PM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a... more »
  • Bicyclist Beating Death

    December 7, 2010 6:30 PM

    Opelousas Police are still looking for the man who ran over a bicyclist and then beat him to death. Police say, Tyrone Mitchell was riding his bike on Adams St. Sunday night in Opelousas, when a dark colored oldsmobile with large rims hit him. That's when the driver of that... more »
  • 4 teens arrested in Norco woman's beating death

    November 29, 2010 9:55 PM

    NORCO, La. (AP) - Four teenagers have been arrested in the death of a 78-year-old Norco woman who apparently was killed in a robbery attempt. St. Charles Parish sheriff's spokesman, Capt. Patrick Yoes, says two 16-year-old boys were booked Monday with first-degree murder in the slaying of Mary N. Mule... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to 2009 Beating Death

    September 28, 2010 8:53 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 27-year-old Lake Charles man has pleaded guilty to beating another man to death in 2009. Phillips Cooks faces up to 40 years in prison on a charge of manslaughter. Judge Kent Savoie ordered the probation and parole office on Monday to prepare a presentencing... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to 2009 beating death

    September 28, 2010 8:31 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) A 27-year-old Lake Charles man has pleaded guilty to beating another man to death in 2009. Phillips Cooks faces up to 40 years in prison on a charge of manslaughter. Judge Kent Savoie ordered the probation and parole office on Monday to prepare a presentencing report,... more »
  • Man beaten to death in Terrebonne Parish

    September 19, 2010 4:32 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) Authorities say a Chauvin man was being held at the Terrebonne Parish jail on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a beating death. Sheriff's Maj. Malcolm Wolfe tells The Courier that Philbert Vincent is accused in the Saturday death of 57-year-old Earl Daniel Fry of... more »
  • 3 - Ages 12, 13, & 17 - Arrested in Beating Death

    July 14, 2010 10:03 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police accuse two boys and a 17-year-old of a beating that killed a 47-year-old man. Ronnie D. Robinson died Tuesday of injuries that left him unconscious early Sunday. A 12- and 13-year-old were booked into the parish juvenile detention center late Monday with one count... more »
  • 3 _ ages 12, 13, & 17 _ arrested in beating death

    July 14, 2010 9:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Shreveport police accuse two boys and a 17-year-old of a beating that killed a 47-year-old man. Ronnie D. Robinson died Tuesday of injuries that left him unconscious early Sunday. The Times reports that a 12- and 13-year-old were booked into the parish juvenile detention center late Monday... more »
  • Suspect arrested in slaying of woman

    May 20, 2010 7:37 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) State police say a suspect in the May 11 death of 18-year-old Elizabeth Fontenot of Ville Platte has been arrested. Trooper Stephen Hammons tells The Advocate that 34-year-old Ordesto M. Toussaint of Ville Platte was arrested Wednesday and booked with second-degree murder. Hammons said Fontenot was... more »
  • Man acquitted of beating friend to death

    March 26, 2010 8:39 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) A 30-year-old Gretna man accused of using a baseball bat to pummel a friend two years ago has been acquitted of second-degree murder. Joseph Cross was accused in the May 13, 2008, death of Donald Dufrene III, who was severely beaten six days earlier outside a Gretna... more »
  • Deputies arrest trio in Greensburg beating death

    March 4, 2010 8:06 AM

    GREENSBURG, La. (AP) St. Helena Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested three men in connection with the slaying of a Greensburg man, who was found in a ditch Tuesday morning. Criminal Chief Deputy Joe Chaney said Wednesday that a passing truck driver spotted the body of 41-year-old Roy Lee Patterson lying... more »

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