Lake Charles Police statement on double homicide

SCENE VIDEO: Double Homicide in Lake Charles

The following is a press release from the Lake Charles Police Department:

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a double homicide that occurred at 1110 North Prater Street. On January 4th, 2012 police received a call at approximately 5:30 a.m. in reference to a body being found outside of the residence on Prater.

When officers arrived they located the body of an unidentified person lying on the sidewalk across the Street from 1110 North Prater. Officers searched inside of 1110 North Prater and located another person who was also murdered.

Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department are not releasing the names of the two females pending the notification of the next of kin. The manner of death is listed as homicidal violence.

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Copyright 2011 KPLC. All rights reserved.