Nov 8, 2013 4:10 PM by Letitia Walker
Scott Thomas, the alleged kidnapper, is deceased. Deputies say a family member killed Thomas after he was confronted with Bethany Arceneaux. Deputies say the family member was trying to protect Arceneaux from being harmed further and acted to defend her. It is under investigation how he died.
Deputies say family members did shoot Thomas, who was armed with a knife, when he began hurting her with his weapon. The coroner just arrived on the scene.