Longtime Erath police officer dies

Posted at 9:32 PM, May 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-20 22:32:18-04

Funeral arrangements are pending for an Erath police officer who died Friday.  

According to Chief Anna Lapointe, officer Lou Daniels died after a massive heart attack.

She says Daniels was "a piece of our department that no one will forget."

Daniels also spent time on the police force in Scott, Jeanerette, Franklin and Delcambre, as well as with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

He served for 28 years.