Acadia working homicide near Church Point
Investigators with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are working a homicide that occurred a residence located on Pitreville Hwy. near Church Point.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office received a call shortly before noon today when the body of an 88-year-old New Iberia man was discovered by a family member at his ranch near Church Point.
Melancon stated that investigators with his Criminal Investigations Division have learned that the victim's truck, described as a 2002 GMC Pickup, gray in color bearing Louisiana License W200634, was taken from the residence and may be driven by a person(s) of interest.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to contact your local law enforcement agency or the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-788-8700.
Sheriff Melancon stated that details are sketchy as the investigation continues and that the name of the victimwas being withheld pending notification of family members.