Reward Money Increased in Jeff Davis Murders

By John Bridges - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC)- The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's and District Attorney's offices are now offering a $35,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of seven women in Jeff Davis parish.

The victims are: Loretta Chaisson Lewis, Ernestine Daniels Patterson, Kristen Gary Lopez, Whinei Dubois, Laconia "Muggy" Brown, Crystal Shay Benoit Zeno, and Brittney Gary.

In a news release issued this morning, the JDSO says information leading to solving individual homicides will be pro-rated by the total amount.

They urge anyone with information on the deaths to call the hotline at (337) 824-6662.