Louisiana State Police Investigate In-Custody Death in Lafourche Parish

By Calcasieu Staff
Published December 21, 2023

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana – On the morning of December 21, 2023, at approximately 9:00 a.m., detectives from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Houma Field Office were called upon by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Department (LPSO) to look into a death that occurred while an individual was in custody.

According to the initial inquiry, LPSO deputies had responded to a disturbance at a residence on Danos Street. The individual involved was taken to a nearby hospital where they later passed away.

Currently, no additional details are available. Authorities are asking that individuals who possess any relevant information, photographs, or videos contact LSP Investigators at 985-876-8834.

In addition to the above option, individuals can submit information anonymously via the Louisiana State Police’s online reporting system. This can be done by following this link, or by contacting the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.