Authorities in Jeff Davis parish have learned the identity the body of a woman found over the weekend.
The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Whitnei Charlene Dubois of Jennings.
Her body was discovered near Bobby road and Earl Duhon road. Three other bodies have been found in local canals.
Edwards says the FBI has been called in to assist with the previous cases.
Nearby residents say the similarities are causing concern.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested two men for counterfeit money use. This is the third reported arrest this week. The second complaint happened on Feb. 22, 2018. According to CPSO Public Relations Spokesperson Kim Myers, CPSO was contacted by a local restaurant owner in Lake Charles. A former employee was attempting to exchange $100 counterfeit bill for U.S. currency. Myers says the accused, Michael J. Darjean, 37, of Lake Charles, was detained by ...More >>
Louisiana's corrections secretary says a proposal to cut the rate paid to sheriffs for housing state inmates in local jails would be a "disaster waiting to happen."More >>
Beauregard Parish Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information concerning the theft of a four-wheeler and other items on March 14-15.More >>