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Breaux Bridge pair booked with murder in toddler's death

Lafayette Parish sheriff's office
Posted at 9:05 AM, Mar 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-21 10:16:38-04

A Breaux Bridge man and woman are facing murder charges in connection with the death of a one-year-old child.

Brooke Blanchard, 23, and Brady LeBlanc, 23, were booked with second-degree murder.

A Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson says that the investigation begain Sunday when they were called to the 100 block of Resha Road to investigate an unresponsive child at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

The child was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.

This investigation remains ongoing and no further information is available at this time, the spokesperson said.