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  • Teen book with manslaughter to face grand jury

    March 29, 2012 9:58 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - A state district judge has ruled that Assumption Parish sheriff's investigators had probable cause to arrest a 15-year-old Dorseyville boy on a manslaughter count in a March 8 fatal stabbing of another teen. The Advocate reports Wednesday's ruling by Judge Ralph Tureau means the teen will... more »
  • Couple sentenced for attempted manslaughter

    March 27, 2012 8:49 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A couple accused in the beating and stabbing of a Silverwood man has been sentenced on attempted manslaughter charges. The American Press reports 19-year-old Tiffany Saucier of Welsh was sentenced to 15 years for attempted second-degree manslaughter in state court Monday. Her co-defendant, 33-yar-old Christopher Marshall... more »
  • Manslaughter verdict upheld in Natchitoches death

    March 27, 2012 8:34 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Shawn Shelton, a former police officer convicted of the killing of a 19-year-old Winnfield man in Natchitoches. The conviction and sentence were previously upheld by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal in Lake Charles. Natchitoches Parish District... more »
  • Jury finds man guilty of manslaughter

    March 23, 2012 9:51 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Calcasieu Parish jury has found David A. Nelson guilty of manslaughter, a lesser offense than the one he was charged with. The American Press reports Nelson, originally charged with second-degree murder, threw the punch that fatally injured 19-year-old Chad Heath on March 28, 2009,... more »
  • Man convicted of manslaughter in shooting

    September 27, 2011 9:48 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A 12-person Ascension Parish jury has found 29-year-old Damien Hall guilty of manslaughter in the Jan. 28, 2009, shooting death of 32-year-old Ronald Deloch Jr. Hall faces up to 40 years in prison. The Advocate reports Hall told police that Deloch hit him in the eye... more »
  • Man found guilty of manslaughter in 2009 shooting

    August 11, 2011 10:34 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 62-year-old Lafayette man accused of second-degree murder of his former neighbor tried to argue in court that he killed the victim in self-defense, but a jury convicted him of manslaughter. The Advertiser reports District Judge Edward Rubin will sentence Jerry Steinle on Aug. 18 in... more »
  • Woman convicted of manslaughter in Grant Parish

    July 27, 2011 7:46 AM

    COLFAX, La. (AP) - A 52-year-old woman has been convicted of manslaughter in the 2009 death of a Pineville man. Grant Parish District Attorney Jay Lemoine says Brenda Rains was living in the Prospect community in June 2009 when she shot 57-year-old Alvis Wayne Lewis in the back. Lemoine says... more »
  • Change of Venue Motion Denied in Manslaughter Case

    April 22, 2011 11:36 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The attorney for a man accused of killing his girlfriend last summer says he will continue to pursue attempts to move the upcoming trial out of Lafayette. On Thursday, state District Judge Patrick Michot denied a request for a change of venue from attorney Edward Colbert.... more »
  • New Orleans man pleads to manslaughter in 4 deaths

    October 5, 2010 9:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A plea deal Tuesday ended the case of a 2006 shooting rampage in a New Orleans neighborhood that left four people dead. Prosecutors dropped murder charges against Raymond Amison, 23, to manslaughter when he appeared in court for jury selection. In exchange, Amison agreed to serve... more »
  • Slaying Suspect Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

    August 18, 2010 7:02 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A 19-year-old man accused of killing another Alexandria resident last year has pleaded guilty to manslaughter before his trial was scheduled to begin. Launey Johnson of Alexandria was facing a second-degree murder charge and two counts of attempted second-degree murder before prosecutors accepted a plea on... more »
  • Manslaughter Indictment

    July 30, 2010 6:26 PM

    There are new developments in the death of a St. Landry Parish toddler. 25 year old Napoleon Prudhomme was indicted this week for the manslaughter of 2 year old Marla Keys. The incident happened nearly three months ago, when Prudhomme was watching his girl friend's child. According to reports... more »
  • Manslaughter Conviction Stands

    June 10, 2010 9:24 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The state 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld the manslaughter charge and sentence imposed on Daniel Pegues, who was accused of killing an off-duty sheriff's deputy. Pegues -- found guilty Jan. 17, 2009, in the shooting death of Calcasieu Deputy Alan Inzer -- argued... more »
  • Man Arrested & Charged with Manslaughter of 2 Year Old

    May 18, 2010 1:36 PM

    Press Release- On May 5, 2010, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a two year old child that was in a non responsive state. The child was transported to a hospital in Lafayette, La. and had been placed on life support. May 7, 2010, it was... more »
  • Prairieville Man Gets 28 Years in Manslaughter Charge

    April 26, 2010 12:59 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Prairieville man has been sentenced to two concurrent 28-year jail terms after pleading guilty March 2 to two counts of manslaughter. Blake Cannon Reine was sentenced on Thursday. The Daily World reports the charges stemmed from a May 16 crash on La. Highway 182... more »
  • Prairieville Man Sentenced in Double Manslaughter

    April 26, 2010 10:59 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Prairieville man has been sentenced to two concurrent 28-year jail terms after pleading guilty March 2 to two counts of manslaughter. Blake Cannon Reine was sentenced on Thursday. The Daily World reports the charges stemmed from a May 16 crash on La. Highway 182... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter After Girlfriend's Death

    February 3, 2010 12:46 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 57-year-old Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge after setting his girlfriend on fire in August 2007. The Advocate reports Wilbert Clark Jr. received a 40-year prison sentence Tuesday in the death of Sandra Anderson, whom he set on fire at the couple's... more »
  • Wanted Fugitive Captured in Opelousas

    October 6, 2009 12:17 PM

    Officers with the Opelousas Police Department's Crime Suppression Team caught a wanted fugitive on the run from the United Stares Marshall Service for over a year. Officers apprehended a Eddie Edmond 32 of 430 W Kelly Street Church Point La. Officers with the Opelousas Police Departments Crime Suppression Team as... more »

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