UPDATE: POI named in Link murder

RAYNE - The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office has detained a person of interest in the homicide of Skylar Credeur, 20, who was found in a home on the 100 block of Victor Road in Rayne on Wednesday.

Kerry Wayne Bertrand, 43, the stepfather of Skylar, is in the Acadia Parish Jail charged with five counts of violations of a protective order and his bond is set at $450,000.

As the investigation is ongoing additional charges are expected on the homicide case. 

Melancon also stated that the family of Skylar Credeur is asking for the public assistance. An account has been set up for funeral expenses and donations can be made at all Mid South Banks.

Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon identified the victim in Wednesday’s homicide as Credeur in a press release which was distributed late Thursday afternoon.

According to Sheriff Melancon Acadia Parish Coroner, Dr. Mark Dawson, advises that the cause of death in yesterday’s homicide was drowning.

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