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Suspect arrested in connection with Breaux Bridge murder case; Victim ID’d

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UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim at 36-year-old Lateisha Sylvester.

Police have arrested 26-year-old Jatyran Sylvester and charged him with second-degree murder

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY)- A woman’s body was found inside a Breaux Bridge residence this afternoon. Foul play is suspected, Breaux Bridge Police Chief Rollie Cantu said. 

The investigation centers on a home on Sydney Drive, Cantu said. 

Authorities began their investigation shortly after noon. A person of interest is being questioned at this time, Cantu said. 

“We are still in the early stages of the investigation,” the chief told News 10. 

We will provide new information as it becomes available.

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