Double murder of elderly couple under investigation in Calcasieu Parish

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CALCASIEU PARISH, La. (KLFY) The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the double murder of an elderly couple.

According to officials, two bodies were found inside a home on Thompson Avenue in Iowa just after 7 a.m. Sunday.

A family member discovered the bodies of 73-year-old Joan O’Brien and 81-year-old Zoren O’Brien, sheriff officials said.

An investigation has revealed that the incident is not believed to be a random act and detectives have a person of interest who they have identified as 36-year-old Scot Martin Kidd of Kinder, the sheriff’s office said.

Kidd has a connection to the victims, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-491-3605.   

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