UPDATE, 5/26/23, 10:30 a.m.: The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed another arrest in this case.
William Dennis was transported Thursday from the Lowndes County Jail in Valdosta, Georgia and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on his warrant. Justin Ned is still wanted on his active warrant for the homicide.
ORIGINAL STORY: WESTLAKE, La. (KLFY) – Two suspects still wanted and two arrests have been made in connection to a February homicide in Westlake.
According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to a home off Westwood Rd. in Westlake around midnight Wednesday morning in reference to suspicious circumstances.
When deputies arrived, they found a man dead inside the residence. The man was identified as 25-year-old Damarcus A. Ardoin.
On Feb. 3, police issued arrest warrants for Justin J. Ned, 22 of DeQuincy and Autoria “Tori” Lachney, 22 of Lake Charles. Ned is charged with principal to 2nd degree murder with a bond set at $650,000. Lachney was charged with accessory after the fact to 2nd degree murder with a bond at $65,000. A 3rd arrest warrant was later issued for Kevin E. Williams, 23 of Eunice. Williams’ bond was set at $650,000.
On Feb. 6, CPSO detectives arrested both Autoria “Tori” Lachney and Kevin E. Williams in Lake Charles. They were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center.
Earlier this month, detectives issued another arrest warrant for William D. Dennis, 24 of Lake Charles. William D. Dennis and Justin J. Ned are still being sought by police.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information relating to this case to please call CPSO at 337-491-3605. You can also submit an anonymous tip by using the CloseWatch Calcasieu app or by calling Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.