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Deputies investigating overnight homicide in Lake Charles

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Posted at 9:34 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 10:34:01-04

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says a homicide investigation is underway after a man was found lying in the middle of a roadway in Lake Charles.

Deputies say they were called around 11:00 pm on Thursday, July 23 in reference to a man in the roadway near the intersection of Opelousas Street and Ange Street.

The man, identified as 53-year-old Anthony J. Bennett, was rendered aid and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages but, according to deputies, is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 491-3605.

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