WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a murder-suicide in western Ouachita Parish. Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw tells The News-Stars deputies arrived on the scene on Greenbriar Road shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. Sheriff Jay Russell identified the victims as 66-year-old Alvin Fife and his 64-year-old wife, Frankie.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say that two sisters found dead in an East Baton Rouge apartment apparently died in a murder-suicide. Deputies found the bodies of Gwen C. Williams, who was 70, and her sister and roommate, Sylvia K. Cason, who was 64, on Friday after getting a... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) Jefferson Parish authorities are investigating the deaths of an elderly woman and her son in what appears to have been a murder-suicide. Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies found the bodies of 88-year-old Hazel Poitevent and 69-year-old Robert Poitevent when they went to the home at the request... more »
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Authorities say parental pressure over a relationship may have contributed to a Bossier City teen couple's murder-suicide. Ed Baswell, Bossier Parish sheriff's office spokesman, tells The Times an uncle found the bodies of the teens in a pickup about 5 p.m. Tuesday just north of Bossier... more »
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Authorities have identified two teen-agers whose bodies were found in a pickup truck just north of Bossier City. Bossier Parish sheriff's spokesman Ed Baswell says investigators have not yet concluded whether the shooting deaths were a double murder or a murder-suicide. The victims are identified as... more »
DOYLINE, La. (AP) Authorities say a 46-year-old Lafayette man killed his 72-year-old father and then traveled to Webster Parish where he turned the gun on himself. Authorities found Timothy Rogers on Monday dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the temple. His body was discovered about 150 yards off La.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Baton Rouge.
A news release from the Baton Rouge Police Department says the incident happened about 4 a.m. Sunday at Greenwell Plaza Apartments.
Police responded to calls of a shooting, and found the body of a... more »