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  • Body of Boy Who'd Been Dead For Days Found in Home

    August 2, 2014 3:06 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Pennsylvania say the body of an 8-year-old boy was found inside his home several days after he died, and his father is facing criminal charges. reports that police were called to the Harrisburg home late Friday and found the boy's body. ... more »
  • Body of missing girl, 12, found in St James Parish

    July 6, 2014 8:20 PM

    VACHERIE, La. (AP) - St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin said he has found the body of a 12-year-old missing girl, and her mother's fiance is now considered a suspect. Talaija Dorsey probably died about the time she was reported missing Tuesday morning, Martin said. He said he found her... more »
  • Body Found Near Breaux Alley in New Iberia

    March 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    Iberia Sheriff Depuites were dispatched to the 1000 block of South hopkins Street near Breaux Alley Sunday morning. Upon arrival, they discovered the remains of an unidentified body. Investigators are not sure of the amount of time the body had been there, but suspect there was no foul play. ... more »
  • State police: Body found struck by vehicle

    December 31, 2013 7:44 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 27-year-old Baton Rouge man whose body was discovered in a water-filled ditch off in Livingston Parish had been struck by a pickup Sunday. Trooper Jared Sandifer says officers were called around 8:15 p.m. Sunday about a single-vehicle crash on Juban Road.... more »
  • 2 arrested in Texas slaying, body in burning truck

    August 19, 2013 3:27 AM

    LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Two people have been arrested and authorities are seeking a third suspect after a body was found in a burning truck in East Texas. Lufkin police say Kristine Maldonado Garcia was arrested Saturday by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office about 70 miles west of Baton... more »
  • UPDATE: Decomposed Body Found In Acadia Parish

    May 30, 2013 8:49 PM

    The coroner is on scene along Hawks Road (pictured) in Acadia parish, investigating a badly decomposed body found in a wooded-area near Rayne. According to the coroner, the body is that of a man and has likely been there for less than one week. It was discovered this afternoon by... more »
  • UPDATE: Body Found is Missing Worker from Platform Fire

    November 18, 2012 12:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body in the waters near the site Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and the rig's owner. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega said late Saturday... more »
  • US Coast Guard: Divers Found Body Near Platform

    November 17, 2012 11:07 PM

    The US Coast Guard confirmed to KATC that an unidentified body has been found in the water near the oil platform that caught fire Friday morning. A Coast Guard spokesperson says divers contracted by Black Elk Energy discovered human remains while inspecting the platform structure Saturday evening. The Coast Guard... more »
  • Body of missing boater found

    June 15, 2012 8:59 AM

    COLFAX, La. (AP) - Grant Parish sheriff's deputies say the body of a 69-year-old Dry Prong man was recovered from the Red River near the Colfax Recreation Area. The Town Talk reports the man was identified as Jesse B. Mercer Jr. Deputies say rough water caused Mercer to be thrown... more »
  • UL student body presidents elect leaders

    May 15, 2012 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Student government presidents in the University of Louisiana System have elected leaders from Louisiana Tech in Ruston and Nicholls State in Thibodaux to serve as student representatives on two higher education boards. Tech SGA President Will Dearmon will serve on the University of Louisiana Board... more »
  • Mudbugs on the Bayou

    May 7, 2012 8:29 AM

    Mudbugs on the Bayou is a fundraiser held by Games Uniting Mind and Body. Games Uniting Mind and Body is an organization that provides equipment, training and competitions for school aged youths who have disabilities such as Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, amputations or visual impairments. This event will... more »
  • Body of unidentified female found near Covington

    May 7, 2012 7:21 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish authorities are working to identify a woman's body found along Interstate 12. The body was discovered Sunday afternoon near Covington. WWL TV reports the identity of the body is unknown, but officials with the St. Tammany coroner's office said the body is that... more »
  • Red River floating body identified

    April 5, 2012 11:13 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies have identified the woman whose nude body was found floating Sunday in the Red River near its intersection with Old River. Capt. Brett Robillard identified the woman as 54-year-old Cynthia Cox of Natchitoches. Robillard told The Advocate the identification was... more »
  • Update: Body Found on I-10

    March 16, 2012 6:59 AM

    An update to our breaking news, according to emergency officials a pedestrian was struck in the westbound lane of I-10 near mile marker 104. This incident happened just before 4:30 this morning. The victim has been transported to a local hospital their condition is unknown at this time. The crash... more »
  • Body Found on I-10

    March 16, 2012 6:25 AM

    Breaking news, local law officials are investigating a body found lying in the west bound lane of I-10 near mile marker 104. Police are on the scene, we'll have more throughout the morning.
  • Body Found in Opelousas

    March 12, 2012 7:34 AM

    St. Landry parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found late last night on US 190 just outside Opelousas. Details are few at this time. We'll update you as more becomes available.
  • Body discovered near post office

    March 5, 2012 10:19 AM

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (AP) - Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a man whose body that was found lying on the side walk near the post office. A news release says that the body of 30-year-old Russell Lambert Jr., was found about 2 a.m. Monday. The body was spotted by... more »
  • Body left in car on Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge

    March 5, 2012 5:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 22-year-old Zachary man allegedly killed another man and left the body in a car on southbound Interstate 110. Police spokesman L'Jean McKneely says a warrant accuses Walter Jerome Fort of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. Police sent... more »
  • Body Found in Ditch in Iberville Parish

    February 14, 2012 10:05 AM

    Iberville Parish authorities say the body of a 26-year-old Plaquemine man was found in a shallow ditch near the Dow Chemical Co. plant. Sheriff's Maj. Johnny Blanchard said a truck driver saw the body on the north side of Industrial Boulevard around 7 a.m. Monday Aubrey St. Angelo, chief of... more »
  • Police Identify Body Found in Red River

    February 14, 2012 10:02 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies have released the identity of a body that was found last week in the Red River. Sheriff Chuck Wagner tells The Town Talk ( ) 56-year-old Foster Bonton Alexandria was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 9 by an employee at... more »
  • Man's body found in Acadia Parish

    February 1, 2012 8:39 AM

    BASILE, La. (AP) - Acadia Parish authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old man whose body was found in a drainage ditch. Deputies tell The Advocate the man's body was found at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday off the Basile Eunice Highway near Basile. Deputies say foul play is not suspected... more »
  • Missing Body of Baton Rouge Man found on Bogue Chitto River

    January 28, 2012 2:45 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents found the body of a missing man on the Bogue Chitto River in St. Tammany Parish this morning, Jan. 28. Agents recovered the body of William Holloway, 63, at 8 a.m. from the river around a mile in a... more »
  • Woman's body found on Bogue Chitto River

    January 13, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The body of a missing woman has been found in the Bogue Chitto River. State wildlife and fisheries agents Thursday found 61-year-old Kathy Holloway's body at 7:30 a.m. about a quarter-of-a-mile from where her boat capsized Dec. 28. The St. Tammany Parish coroner will conduct... more »
  • Search Parties Find Missing Hunter's Body in Lake

    December 28, 2011 11:24 PM

    It's been more than a week since Lynn Landry was last seen going to his hunting camp in the Atchafalaya Basin. Relentless search parties finally found his body in the lake not far from that area. It was a search that hoped for the best, but prepared for the... more »
  • Body Found in Burning Car

    October 8, 2011 11:19 PM

    In Lafayette, deputies were called to Felix Road at around five in the morning for reports of a car fire. The vehicle was a blue 1999 Chevrolet Lumina and a body was found in the trunk of the car. By the time detectives arrived the entire car was completely engulfed... more »
  • Lake Martin Body Identified

    June 24, 2011 8:40 PM

    The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the body floating in Lake Martin early Friday morning. Twenty-nine year old Cory Sonnier of Lafayette was found with multiple stab wounds shortly after 6 a.m. Friday morning by a boater in Lake Martin. The investigation remains ongoing and keep... more »
  • Body of barge worker pulled from Miss. River

    June 22, 2011 10:04 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The 52-year-old man who died after falling into the Mississippi River has been identified as Larry Hartford of Old Jefferson. The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office has not yet determined a cause of death. New Orleans Harbor Police say Hartford was an employee of Zito Fleeting LLC... more »
  • Body of man found in Sabine River

    June 15, 2011 9:45 AM

    MERRYVILLE, La. (AP) - The body of a DeRidder man who was reported missing on Monday has been found in the Sabine River. Beauregard Parish Chief Deputy Joe Toler tells The Town Talk the body of 20-year-old Dionte Rashal was found around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by divers near the Merryville... more »
  • Body of Mitch Jackson Found in the Vermilion River

    March 10, 2011 2:55 PM

    Update: Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries confirm agents found the body of Mitch Jackson in the Vermilion River behind 200 Farmington Rd. in Lafayette around 10:15 this morning. Jackson had been missing for six days since Friday after he was involved in a five-car crash on Ambassador Caffery. ... more »
  • Man's body found in Ascension Parish field

    February 4, 2011 9:28 PM

    LEMANNVILLE, La. (AP) - An 88-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease has been found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish. The Sheriff's Office issued a statement Friday identifying the man as Joseph Green, of Donaldsonville. Authorities say Green was reported missing by his son early Thursday. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Coroner Says Body That of Missing Woman

    December 30, 2010 10:00 PM

    TYLERTOWN, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have identified a body found Wednesday in rural Walthall County as Kelly Ann Erwin, a Louisiana woman who had been missing since Dec. 10. The Enterprise-Journal reports Erwin's body was found off a county road by passers-by on a four-wheeler. Walthall County Coroner Shannon Hartzog... more »
  • Man's body found in Shreveport park

    December 30, 2010 9:36 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a man's decomposed body was found in a park near downtown Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin says investigators could not even tell the man's race. He says the body was found Wednesday morning against a fence on a wood line near an old baseball field... more »
  • Body found identified as Dr. Robert Chastant

    December 14, 2010 8:20 AM

    Breaking news out of Iberia Parish this morning. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's office has confirmed that the body found on Sugar Oaks Road in New Iberia is that of Dr. Robert Chastant. Lieutenant Ryan Turner tells KATC they have made an arrest in the case. The suspect Ismael Viera... more »
  • Arrest made in beating death of LaPlace girl

    December 8, 2010 9:26 PM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a... more »
  • N.O. officer says he burned body after Katrina

    November 29, 2010 9:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans police officer on trial for burning the body of a man who was fatally shot by a different officer testified Monday that he set the fire because he didn't want to let another corpse rot in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. "I was exposed to... more »
  • Body of Missing Boater Found in Chandeleur Sound

    November 15, 2010 6:31 AM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a missing boater from Mississippi and authorities are investigating the cause of his death. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of 63-year-old David McAdory of Madison, Miss., was found submerged in Chandeleur Sound on Sunday morning. The... more »
  • Louisiana Man's Body Found in TN

    October 27, 2010 11:45 AM

    JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities have identified a body found along a West Tennessee road as that of a Louisiana man. The Madison County Sheriff's Office said a medical examiner in Nashville used dental records to confirm the man was 55-year-old Rickey Gilbert Kimble of Minden, La. The cause of... more »
  • Body Scans Start Today at Airport in New Orleans

    October 26, 2010 10:12 AM

    Travelers in New Orleans will be parting with their water bottles and modesty starting today. Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans is among several airports in the U.S. offering body scans instead of walking through the medical detector. The Transportation Security Administration has begun to put the scanners in more... more »
  • Body ID'd as son of former Texas Gov. Clements

    October 25, 2010 9:35 PM

    ATHENS, Texas (AP) - A man known for using an assault weapon to guard his property apparently killed and buried a neighboring landowner, the son of a former Texas governor, then was shot to death by law enforcement officers after he fired dozens of rounds at them, authorities said Monday.... more »
  • Body Found in West Tennessee Believed to be a Louisiana Man

    October 25, 2010 12:30 PM

    JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A body found at the Jackson city limits is believed to be that of a Louisiana man. The remains were discovered Sunday afternoon, lying on the ground in a rural area. Nearby was a red Honda with Louisiana license plates. The Jackson Sun quoted a news... more »
  • LSU's Student Body President Pleas For Jindal to Come Home in a New Hampshire Newspaper

    October 18, 2010 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Complaining that Gov. Bobby Jindal spends more time out of state than in Louisiana, LSU's student body president sent a personal plea to Jindal in a New Hampshire newspaper, asking the governor to come home and work on the state's budget problems. "Gov. Bobby... more »
  • Body Found in Burning Car

    October 6, 2010 11:50 AM

    LACOMBE, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish deputies are investigating a body found in a burning vehicle. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain said burned, skeletal remains had been found in the vehicle. Strain said it was not yet clear whether the incident was a homicide or suicide. It is... more »
  • Man's Body Found in New Orleans Drainage Canal

    October 4, 2010 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans authorities are seeking the identity of a body found in drainage canal. Coroner's office Chief Investigator John Gagliano said that the body was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Saturday and that the man had drowned earlier in the day. He said foul play is not... more »
  • Body of a Speech Therapist Found in Car at Middle School

    September 29, 2010 3:56 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of a speech therapist from Plain Dealing has been found in her car at a middle school after she failed to return home. Spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says the sheriff's office and coroner are investigating the death of 57-year-old... more »
  • Judge won't separate trials in burned body case

    September 28, 2010 9:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has refused to order separate trials in the case against five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in a man's fatal shooting after Hurricane Katrina. Former officer David Warren is charged with shooting 31-year-old Henry Glover before his body turned up... more »
  • Body Found in Wooded Area in Baton Rouge

    September 28, 2010 8:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say they're investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman whose body was found in a wooded area behind a vacant beauty school. A report by Capt. Joan Cage says the cause of death was not clear and the death investigation is continuing.... more »
  • Body of a missing man found in Vermilion River

    September 8, 2010 6:23 PM

    Hours after reporting him missing, Deputies discover the body of Breaux Bridge man along the banks of the Vermilion River. Deputies have identified him as 32-year-old Bobby Lindsey. He was found right on the parish line between St. Martin Parish and Lafayette Parish. Deputies in St. Martin were investigating the... more »
  • Body Found in Truck in Sulphur Wal Mart Lot

    August 17, 2010 2:40 PM

    A shopper discovers a body in a vehicle in a Wal Mart parking lot in Sulphur. The body was found in the back seat of a pickup truck around 5 o'clock Monday night. Investigators are trying to determine how long the body had been there. There were no obvious indications... more »
  • Body Found Under Bridge in Baton Rouge

    August 16, 2010 5:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old man whose body was found under a canal bridge. Police say the man was identified Sunday as John Ricky Wilson of Baton Rouge. A passerby found his body on Saturday. Police say some injuries were... more »
  • Body Found in Bayou Courtableau

    August 15, 2010 3:47 PM

    WASHINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says one of a dozen people getting a barge ride as part of a new festival pointed out a body in Bayou Courtableau. The Daily World reports that an autopsy will be performed to learn what caused the death of... more »
  • UPDATE: Man Missing After Wrecking Car in Baldwin

    August 10, 2010 6:29 PM

    MORE INFORMATION: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's officials are still trying to piece together the events leading up to Glenn Lemoine's death. His car was found on the Highway 90 East on ramp from Highway 83. He was last seen about 2 miles away, trying to hitchhike on the bridge over... more »
  • Teen's Body Recovered From Mississippi River

    July 23, 2010 9:20 AM

    DELTA, La. (AP) - The body of a Tallulah teenager has been sent to the New Orleans Coroner's Office for an autopsy, and officials are still investigating the actual cause of her death. Officials said they recovered the body of 17-year-old Jacqueline Foster shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday. Louisiana Department... more »
  • Woman's Body Found InTerrebonne Parish woods

    July 19, 2010 6:01 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The body of a woman reported missing has been found in the Terrebonne Parish woods, and her husband is accused in her slaying. Sheriff's Maj. Malcolm Wolfe says 38-year-old Kristi Verrett was reported missing Saturday about 6:30 p.m. by her 19-year-old son. The teenager told authorities... more »
  • Louisiana Woman's Body Recovered From Submerged Car

    July 6, 2010 8:38 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - Authorities have recovered a Lake Arthur woman's body from a submerged vehicle in Bayou Nezpique (neh-PEE'-kay), east of Jennings. Divers pulled the body of 42-year-old Rhonda Istre Tucker from the submerged car several yards from the shoreline at about 11:20 a.m. Monday. She was taken to... more »
  • Update: 18-year-old's body has been found in Lake Palourde

    June 23, 2010 5:52 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says an 18-year-old's body has been found, three days after she and a 39-year-old man drowned in Lake Palourde (puh-LOORD'), near Morgan City. Department spokesman Adam Einck says Theresa Hidalgo's body was found Wednesday near the west shore... more »
  • Body Found in St. Gabriel Field

    June 10, 2010 7:34 AM

    ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) - St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin says his department has opened a homicide investigation after finding the charred remains of a human body in a pasture. Ambeau said that the body was found around 2 p.m. Wednesday near La. Highway 141. He said it is unclear... more »
  • Man's Body Found in Front of His Mobile Home

    May 26, 2010 8:53 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man whose body was found in front of his mobile home. Sheriff Tony Mancuso tells the American Press that a relative found the body of Paul Edward Lee just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Discovery of Man's Body Found Floating in Mississippi River

    May 21, 2010 1:37 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie.... more »
  • Man's Body Found In Mississippi River

    May 21, 2010 9:59 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie.... more »
  • Dumped Body Identified, Family Talks to KATC

    May 12, 2010 7:09 PM

    A family's worst fears are confirmed. Their missing loved one was brutally killed and her body dumped. Wednesday, they waited for investigators to tell them who did this and why. A bus driver passing by farmland off Dairy Lane spotted a female's body on Tuesday afternoon. Elizabeth Fontenot, 18, had... more »
  • Breaking News In Evangeline Parish

    May 11, 2010 6:02 PM

    Sheriff's deputies have requested the assistance of State Police in an investigation this evening. Witnesses on the scene tell us two bodies were found in an old dairy farm off Dairy Lane in Evangeline Parish. In addition, family members of an 18-year old, who has been missing since last night,... more »
  • Bossier Parish: Body Found

    May 7, 2010 9:19 AM

    BENTON, La. (AP) - Bossier Parish authorities are investigating after fishermen discovered a body in Red Chute Bayou. The men spotted the body floating face down in a tangle of brush just south of the U.S. Highway 80 bridge over the bayou about 2:30 p.m. yesterday.
  • New Orleans: Canoe Accident

    May 7, 2010 9:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans area authorities have recovered the bodies of two men whose canoe capsized in the Mississippi River. Twenty-five-year-old James Brynaert and 42-year-old Derek Murphy had taken a newly-purchased canoe into the river, hoping to catch fish last Saturday
  • FSU Student's Body is Believed to Have Been Found

    April 29, 2010 1:26 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities believe a body found in north Florida is a Florida State University graduate student who went missing earlier this month. Tallahassee police say the body, which they believe to be 29-year-old Vincent Binder, was found by state investigators near Interstate 95 in St. Johns County... more »
  • Search for Body Resumes on Atchafalaya River

    March 17, 2010 11:06 AM

    The search resumes today for a man's body in the Atchafalaya River in Melville. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz was at the site again on Wednesday morning. He says a male in his early 20s drove past a barricade and into the water Tuesday night. The driver appears to... more »
  • Body Of Missing Houston Businessman Found In New Orleans

    March 9, 2010 3:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »
  • UPDATE: 3rd Suspect Sought In Lafayette Body Found Case

    March 2, 2010 5:31 PM

    UPDATE: Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for John Clifford Romine (38) of Lafayette for 2nd Degree Murder. Romine is alleged to have taken part in the stabbing death of Dwayne Ball. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Romine is encouraged to call... more »
  • Pet monkey put to death after biting child

    February 18, 2010 5:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials say they had to put a Lafayette Parish woman's pet monkey to death after it bit a child. It happened last week in Lafayette, according to a news release from the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The 3-year-old girl was at... more »
  • Police identify body found on Congress Street

    February 17, 2010 12:32 PM

    Lafayette Police Department investigators have identified the male victim found behind a convenience store on Monday evening as Richard Ronald Fuller (51), originally from Echo, Louisiana. On February 15, 2010, at approximately 8:20 pm, patrons walking behind a convenience store at 2400 West Congress Street discovered the body of a... more »
  • UPDATE: Body Found Cause Of Death And Identity To Be Released

    February 16, 2010 6:43 AM

    UPDATE: Police say a cause of death and identity for the body found will be released on Wednesday. The body of a middle-aged man was found Monday (February 15) evening behind the Chevron gas station at the corner of Congress and Bertrand. Investigators tell KATC, three girls went into... more »
  • Body found in Beaver Park

    January 10, 2010 6:58 PM

    Lafayette Police have cordoned off part of Beaver Park on Fisher Street after a man's body was found. The white male with a goatee was discovered around 3:30 Sunday afternoon in the women's restroom. Police were able to identify him but it's being withheld until his family is notified.His... more »
  • Dutch to use full body scanners for US flights

    December 30, 2009 1:14 PM

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, issuing a report that called the failed Christmas Day airline bombing a "professional" terror attack. "It is not exaggerating to say the world has escaped... more »
  • Body Walk

    December 10, 2009 11:34 AM

    Elementary students at St Leo Seten catholic school learned about the body in a unique way today. The gym was transformed into a human body and the students got the opportunity to walk through it. It's called a body walk. All the parts of the body are divided into... more »
  • Ferdinand Nickles held on $2M bond

    November 24, 2009 9:59 AM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - A man accused of killing a 20-year-old man, then torching a pickup truck with the body in it, is being held on $2 million bond in the Vermilion Parish jail. Deputies brought 29-year-old Ferdinand Nickles to Abbeville over the weekend from Atlanta, where U.S. Marshals arrested... more »
  • Woman's body discovered on side of road

    November 24, 2009 7:37 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says a 19-year-old woman whose body was found on the side a road is apparently the victim of homicide. The victim was identified as Sierra Bouzigard of Moss Bluff. Mancuso said Bouzigard's body was found at 7:37 a.m. Monday by... more »
  • Body found in Bayou Teche UPDATE

    October 28, 2009 4:12 PM

    Update to the body found in Bayou Teche: authorities have confirmed that the body of 50-year-old Abraham doucet of New Iberia was found floating in Bayou Teche by a tug boat captain. Officials also do not suspect foul play at this time. According to Sheriff Ackal a relative of the... more »
  • Autopsy reveals Leblanc's death to be overdose

    October 26, 2009 2:48 PM

    On August 3rd, 2009, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle located on Hwy 743 in the Opelousas, LA area. When deputies arrived, the vehicle was identified by officers as one being connected to a reported missing person from Alexandria, LA. Upon investigating the... more »
  • Body Found in Dump Matches Somer Thompson Birthmark, Clothing

    October 22, 2009 1:58 PM

    Body Found in Dump Matches Somer Thompson Birthmark, Clothing Sheriff Warns, 'There Is a Child Killer on the Loose."
  • Eunice family seeks answers in bodies switched

    October 21, 2009 11:52 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Eunice family is search for answers after discovering that the bodies of their mother and another women were picked up from a hospital by the wrong funeral homes, and their mother's body was mistakenly cremated. Kenneth Joseph said his 58-year-old mother, Ruby, died of a... more »
  • Body Mix up: LGMC Speaks Out

    October 20, 2009 7:19 PM

    New information from Lafayette General Medical Center about what happened the day two bodies were switched up, leaving one wrongfully cremated. The hospital is now finished with their internal investigation after 58 year old Ruby Joseph and 82 year old Rose Alex were brought to the wrong funeral homes.... more »
  • Body Mix Up Follow

    October 19, 2009 7:26 PM

    Changes are coming to a Lafayette hospital after two bodies were mixed up at the morgue. Lafayette General Medical Center says they'll now have two representatives on hand to double check every corpse leaving their facility. Those representatives will make sure the correct body is taken when the funeral... more »
  • Dead Body Found St. Mary Parish

    October 17, 2009 8:41 PM

    A body is discovered today in St. Mary Parish just outside of Baldwin. Sheriff's investigators are working the case. Passers-by stopped off highway 90 and Penn Road Saturday morning, drawn to the site by flashing lights and badges. Officials say the body was found by someone who was fishing.... more »
  • Body found in car; foul play not suspected

    October 9, 2009 8:01 AM

    ROANOKE, La. (AP) - Jefferson Davis Parish authorities say the body of a woman reported missing in Texas has been found in a car near Roanoke, about five miles west of Jennings. Dr. Charles Deese, the deputy coroner, identified her Thursday as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie of Humble. He says he... more »
  • Body of Texas Woman found in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 8, 2009 12:32 PM

    UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim whose body was found in Jeff Davis Parish as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie. She is from Houston, Texas. It is believed that her body had been at that location for at least 24 hours. ************************** KATC has learned that as of yesterday afternoon... more »
  • Body Found in Burning Vehicle

    September 28, 2009 10:31 AM

    According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Detectives with the Sheriff's Office, State Fire Marshalls Office, Acadiana Crime Lab and State Police Auto Theft are investigating the cause of death associated with that of a body found in a burning vehicle early this morning on Adier Road north of Abbeville.... more »

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