BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Authorities have identified the victim and suspect in a weekend homicide near DeRidder.
The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of Mandy Kirl, 40, was found Sunday in a home on US 190 West, just outside of DeRidder.
According to Sheriff's Office spokesman Joe Toler, the preliminary autopsy report indicates that Kirl was strangled.
Sheriff Ricky Moses said the 40-year-old Bunch, Kirl's boyfriend, confessed to Caddo Parish Sheriff's officials Saturday afternoon.
Bunch has been transported to Beauregard Parish and is in the parish jail.