Older brother credited for saving siblings in Carencro murder-suicide

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Posted at 11:59 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 12:59:59-05

One of the victims in a murder-suicide that happened Monday night in Carencro is being called a hero.

Carencro police are saying that the 18-year-old that was shot during the incident may have saved his younger sibling's life.

The Advocate is reporting Chief Anderson says," The 18-year-old has since been released from the hospital and is in good condition while recovering with his siblings, who were taken in by family members.

KATC Investigates has obtained the preliminary findings from the Lafayette Parish Coroner's Office.

According to that report, James Manley, 40, of Carencro has been identified as having died of a gunshot wound in an apparent suicide.

Faith Manley, 38, of Carencro was identified as having died of a gunshot wound in an apparent homicide, the report says.

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