Ville Platte woman arrested for negligent homicide in fatal stabbing

Posted at 1:58 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 14:58:37-04

The Ville Platte Police department has released new details on Thursday’s fatal domestic disturbance in the city. 

Police Chief Neal Lartigue says that a man was killed yesterday during a domestic disturbance at a home in Ville Platte. Police say the victim may have died due to a stab wound he received during the incident. 

25-year-old Jessica Williams was arrested in connection with the fatal incident She was booked into the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office jail on a charge of negligent homicide. Williams bond is set at $125,000.

More details will be released upon release of the coroner’s report. 

The department asks that anyone with information on the incident contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 337-363-1313.