PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - Iberville Parish sheriff's deputies have identified the two men found shot to death inside a vehicle in a field off La. Highway 1. Sheriff Brett Stassi tells The Advocate a motorcycle deputy found 38-year-old Ronald Anthony Harrell of Baton Rouge and 46-year-old Junius Dedrick of Ventress... more »
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies have identified the woman whose nude body was found floating Sunday in the Red River near its intersection with Old River. Capt. Brett Robillard identified the woman as 54-year-old Cynthia Cox of Natchitoches. Robillard told The Advocate the identification was... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting as 45-year-old Daryl Taylor. When officers arrived at the scene at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, a news release says they found Taylor's body in the driveway of his home near a vehicle. Police don't have... more »
An Abbeville man, who disappeared almost 30 years ago, is now identified as the skeleton remains found in the Bank of Abbeville chimney. It's been over two months since workers discovered the bones, and now that his identity is being released, the man's family can finally lay him to rest.... more »
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The boater found dead in Lake Dauterive has been identified as a 49-year-old New Iberia man. Iberia Parish authorities say Mark Courville was reported missing Saturday night. Courville's body was found Sunday afternoon after a search by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Water Patrol division... more »
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the body floating in Lake Martin early Friday morning.
Twenty-nine year old Cory Sonnier of Lafayette was found with multiple stab wounds shortly after 6 a.m. Friday morning by a boater in Lake Martin.
The investigation remains ongoing and keep... more »
The identity of the Abbeville man killed in a highway accident Saturday in Carencro has now been released as 48-year-old Clarence Matthews.
Troopers say a truck was on the shoulder of I-49 near milepost five, when a gray vehicle hit another vehicle, which hit Matthews and two others. Matthews... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has identified a man whose body washed ashore near a casino as 30-year-old Brandon Hunt of Zachary. City police spokesman L'Jean McKneely tells The Advocate that investigators don't suspect foul play. He says Hunt was using drugs and... more »