Elderly woman found living with the body of her deceased husband - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Elderly woman found living with the body of her deceased husband

(Source: WAFF) (Source: WAFF)

Good morning!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.  

A 32-year-old Anacoco man faces seven counts of attempted second-degree murder. Vernon Parish authorities say a domestic disturbance apparently led to the suspect setting a mobile home on fire. We'll have more at noon, and you can read more HERE.

In Alabama, officers performing a welfare check on a 78-year-old Alzheimer's patient found the woman had been living with the body of her dead husband for weeks. Look for that story at noon, and you can see more HERE.

Also today, the Wings of Freedom Tour is set to land in Lake Charles. Unique and rare treasures from aviation history will be on display at the Lake Charles Regional Airport. Ben will join us from there live during both the Midday and Noon shows today. Ben, John Bridges and I are also working on some special segments about these planes, and you can look for those later today on kplctv.com.

While he's out there, Ben will also have all the information you need on today's weather. He tells me we should see some sun mixed with clouds today as our temperatures climb through the 60s and into the lower 70s. Tuesday looks to be a totally different story with more rain expected. What are our chances of rain tomorrow? And what about a cold front coming through mid-week? Get all the answers during Ben's live, local forecast at noon.

Plus, meet the New Orleans police detective who is becoming a Facebook sensation – all because he's got all the right moves! 

Remember, you can always watch us online at kplctv.com and on air. We hope you join us, and have a great day!

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • What's Going Around: travel-related illnesses

    What's Going Around: travel-related illnesses

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:05:25 GMT

    Traveler's diarrhea, malaria, Zika virus, and the sicknesses goes on. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports the CDC has a long, growing list of travel advisories to many countries this summer and if you do not take early precautions, you could find yourself with What's Going Around this week. 

    More >>

    Traveler's diarrhea, malaria, Zika virus, and the sicknesses goes on. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports the CDC has a long, growing list of travel advisories to many countries this summer and if you do not take early precautions, you could find yourself with What's Going Around this week. 

    More >>
  • New DNA technology advances helps find alleged murderer in 2009 cold case

    New DNA technology advances helps find alleged murderer in 2009 cold case

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:26:08 GMT
    (Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)(Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)

    Monica Quaal handles DNA from crime scenes across southwest Louisiana. "We just take evidence from law enforcement agencies they collect at the scene and then we take samples from it," said Quaal the DNA technical leader at the southwest Louisiana Crime Lab.  It's samples Quaal tries to find a match for and she has been working on a case for the past seven years. The 2009 Sierra Bouzigard cold case. The DNA had been placed in CODIS, a DNA database, but...

    More >>

    Monica Quaal handles DNA from crime scenes across southwest Louisiana. "We just take evidence from law enforcement agencies they collect at the scene and then we take samples from it," said Quaal the DNA technical leader at the southwest Louisiana Crime Lab.  It's samples Quaal tries to find a match for and she has been working on a case for the past seven years. The 2009 Sierra Bouzigard cold case. The DNA had been placed in CODIS, a DNA database, but...

    More >>
  • Ideas for tackling teen violence include church activities and teen dances

    Ideas for tackling teen violence include church activities and teen dances

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:21:40 GMT

    A lot of recent violent crime in the Lake area has involved teens. which leads to the question what can be done to stop the violence among our youth?  A concerned citizen and statewide church group are among those working to help young people avoid trouble and find the right path. People from around the state who belong to the Louisiana Home and Foreign Missions of the Baptist State Convention Inc. are in Lake Charles this week.  An event at a local church site might ...

    More >>

    A lot of recent violent crime in the Lake area has involved teens. which leads to the question what can be done to stop the violence among our youth?  A concerned citizen and statewide church group are among those working to help young people avoid trouble and find the right path. People from around the state who belong to the Louisiana Home and Foreign Missions of the Baptist State Convention Inc. are in Lake Charles this week.  An event at a local church site might ...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly