2 murdered in Jefferson Davis Parish, no suspects at this time


Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the deaths of 2 people.

Deputies were called yesterday evening around 3:00 pm for a welfare check on occupants of a residence near Iowa. When deputies arrived, they discovered the bodies of Walter Joseph Gotreaux, 72 and Darlene Cecelia Gotreaux, 70. 

Calcasieu Parish Forensic Investigative Unit from the crime lab and Jeff Davis Detectives worked through the night gathering evidence at the scene and interviewing persons who knew the victims. The investigation is still in its initial stage and Sheriff Ivy Woods says no additional information can be released at this time. 

Sheriff Woods says, “this was a senseless terrible act that should never happen, especially during the holiday season. “

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