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Homicide Investigation


Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called yesterday evening around 3:00 pm for a welfare check on occupants of a residence near Iowa.

Deputies arrived at 20241 US hwy 90 and 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 no additional information can be released at this time.  Please keep the Gotreaux family in your prayers. Sheriff Ivy Woods, says this was a senseless terrible act that should never happen, especially during the holiday season.

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