Funeral today for Kimberly Ann Stephens

By Brandon Richards

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Funeral services for Kimberly Ann Stephens will be held this afternoon in DeRidder.

The 27-year-old's body was found near Granberry road by a passing motorist. The Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office says a preliminary examination showed the victim died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.

Anyone with information that could help solve the crime is being urged to call Beauregard Parish Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-1374, 337-462-8918 or 337-463-3281. Callers may ask for Deputy Jim Cheevers when calling during the day. Crime Stoppers is currently offering a reward of $2000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the crime.

Funeral services are under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home in DeRidder.