CP Homicide investigated
Investigators with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are presently acting on 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 Wednesday,m Jan. 21, when the body of an 88-year-old New Iberia man was discovered by a family member at his ranch on Pitreville Hwy near Church Point.
Melancon stated that investigators with his Criminal Investigations Division have learned that the victims 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 788-8700.
Sheriff Melancon stated that details are sketchy as the investigation continues and that the name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.