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Patricia Minaldi, former federal judge, dies at 60

Posted at 6:11 PM, Dec 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-01 19:28:03-05

LAKE CHARLES – Former U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi has died at the age of 60.

Police found her dead inside her home around 2:30 p.m. after conducting a welfare check.

According to the department’s deputy chief, it appears Minaldi died of natural causes.

Minaldi retired from the bench in August 2017.