An accused murder will learn his fate today. John Snyder was found guilty of second degree murder last month. Snyder's girlfriend, Davina Chapman, was found dead in July of last year prosecutors say Snyder threw her from the highway 190 four mile bridge.
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Convicted murderer John Snyder will be back in court this week.
Snyder will be sentenced on Thursday in Pointe Coupee Parish where just a few weeks ago he was convicted of second degree murder in the July 2009 death of his girlfriend, Krotz-Springs native, Davina Chapman.
Two weeks after John Snyder was found guilty of second degree murder, he was back in court for an acquittal hearing. The acquittal was denied. Snyder was found guilty of killing his girlfriend Davina Chapman, a Krotz Springs native. She was discovered dead in July of 2009. Prosecutors said Snyder... more »
Almost a year and half after Krotz Springs native...Davina Chapman's body was found under a bridge in Point Coupee Parish. Chapman's family and friends came face to face with Chapman's alleged killer John Snyder in court. Chapman's Aunt, Denise Kimbell, said " I thought he loved her and he's like... more »
A trial is expected to begin this week in the Davina Chapman murder case.
John Snyder, the man accused of killing the Krotz Springs-Native faces a second-degree murder charge in Pointe Coupee Parish. That's where his girlfriend's body was found at the base of the four mile bridge back... more »
The man accused of killing Krotz Springs-native Davina Chapman last summer is back behind bars. John Snyder was released on bond back in March, but was re-arrested over the weekend in Gonzales. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, Snyder rear-ended a deputy's car then drove off. He was arrested about a... more »
The Krotz Springs man accused of killing his girlfriend last summer is out on bail. Thursday, John Snyder (left) posted $250-thousand bond in Pointe Coupee Parish where he was being held on a charge of 2nd degree murder. He was then transported to St. Landry Parish, where he posted $100-thousand... more »
In Pointe Coupee Parish, bond is reduced for a man accused of killing his girlfriend earlier this year.
Authorities say Larry Snyder kidnapped Davina Chapman from a bar near Krotz Springs, then killed her. Last month, Snyder was denied bond-reduction when prosecutors claimed he was a flight risk. However,... more »
John Snyder, the Gonzales man indicted on second degree murder charges in the death of his girlfriend, Davina Chapman has pled not guilty in Pointe Coupee Parish Wednesday.
Dozens of Chapman's friends and family members turned up at the Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse to look her alleged... more »