LA Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Prairieville Sunday Night Identified As Roland Carcisse

BATON ROUGE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Roland Carcisse Jr., of Geismar, LA, has been identified as the pedestrian struck while standing on US-61 Sunday evening, according to investigators.

Carcisse, 28, was hit by a vehicle on US 61 near LA-73 in Prairieville around 8:30 p.m., reports the Louisiana State Police.

Carcisse was transported to a Baton Rouge area hospital where he later died.

Sgt. Jared Sandifer with LSP said the investigation so far shows the driver of a 2009 Ford Focus changed from the right lane to the left lane to pass another vehicle and hit Carcisse, who was standing in the roadway. Continue reading

LA Body Found In Breaux Bridge Saturday Identified As Cecilia Man Brocky McGee

BREAUX BRIDGE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Brocky McGee, of Cecilia, LA, has been identified as the body found Breaux Bridge early Saturday morning.

McGee, 38, was named as the male body found laying by the levee near the intersection of Potato Shed Road and North Henderson Road, in Breaux Bridge, LA, according to St. Martin Parish officials.

Deputies responded to a call of the body of a white male laying by a waterway before 1:00 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office located the body of McGee. Continue reading

LA Man Edneis Braga ID’d As Victim In Friday Fatal Baton Rouge Motorcycle Accident

BATON ROUGE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Edneis Braga has been identified as the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Monterrey Boulevard, in Baton Rouge, LA, on Friday.

Braga, 41, was traveling southbound on a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle when he struck the side of a northbound 2012 Jeep that was making a left turn.

The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike during the collision.

Braga was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

Baton Rouge Police responded to reports of a motorcycle crash around 2:20 p.m. on Friday. Upon arrival, emergency officials responded to the crash in the 3200 block on Monterrey Boulevard near Dorchester Drive and Glennsade Avenue. The motorcyclist, identified as 41-year-old Edneis Braga, died at the scene, according to BRPD. Continue reading

Body Of Missing LA Woman Mia West Found Saturday In Raceland

LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Missing woman, Mia West, has been identified as the body found Saturday afternoon in Lafourche Parish.

West, 43, was located around 8:30 a.m. Saturday by a farmer harvesting sugar cane in a field along State Highway 307, in Raceland, Lafourche Parish, LA.

The body was found in an abandoned car several yards from the highway.

Investigators responded to the scene and identified the car as a red Nissan Altima belonging to West. 

West had been missing since Oct. 7, according to the sheriff’s office.

Around 2 p.m. a body was found in a nearby wooded area. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office also assisted by helicopter in the search.  Continue reading

LA Man Timothy Noel ID’d As Covington Suspect Arrested Over Severe Abuse Of Newborn Son

COVINGTON, LA. (THECOUNT) — Timothy Noel has been identified as the Covington, LA, man arrested after reporting to police that his infant son had stopped breathing and was vomiting during mealtime.

The baby was rushed to an area hospital where doctors determined that he was suffering from child abuse at the hands of Noel.

Noel, 25, was arrested and booked on one felony count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile.

Investigators say Noel called 911 Thursday morning and said his five-week-old son had stopped breathing, started vomiting and was bleeding from the mouth while he was feeding him. Paramedics took the child to a local hospital where deputies say doctors found non-accidental injuries consistent with child abuse. The sheriff’s office said the child was diagnosed with broken ribs and brain trauma. Continue reading

LA Man Murray Massel ID’d As Victim In Saturday Morning Shreveport I-20 Crash

SHREVEPORT, LA. (THECOUNT) — Louisiana man, Murray Massel, has been identified as the victim killed Saturday morning in a crash on I-20 in Shreveport.

Massel, 65, was killed while traveling in a truck on I-20 West near Bert Kouns Industrial Loop when the fatal crash occurred. Reports say the pickup truck collided with a tractor trailer, according to Shreveport Police.

The incident took place just after 2:45 am on Saturday morning. When officers arrived to the scene, they learned that 65-year-old Murray Massel was driving his 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck that rear-ended an 18-wheeler. Massel, from Ponchatoula, Louisiana, was killed on the scene, and the driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured. Continue reading

Shreveport Man Terry Hill ID’d As LA Man Found Shot Dead On Mitchell Lane

SHREVEPORT, LA. (THECOUNT) — Terry Hill, of Shreveport, has been named as the man found dead on Mitchell Lane after neighbors reported gunshots just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Hill, 31, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds near Rite Aid on Pierremont Rd and Mitchell Lane.

Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shreveport Police officers were responding to a shots fired call when they found a man laying in the front yard, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“Our violent crimes detectives have just arrived on the scene and there are interviews underway” said Cpl. Angie Willhite. Continue reading

Shreveport Woman 18 Arrested Over Jay Musgrove LA Aspen Apartments Murder

SHREVEPORT, LA. (THECOUNT) — An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the killing of Shreveport man, Jay Musgrove, according to the Caddo Parish Coroner’s office.

JoshuaLeron” Musgrove, 21, was found suffering from a single gunshot wound Sunday night at Shreveport apartment complex, Aspen Apartments, located on Baird Road in Shreveport, LA.

Authorities were called to the Aspen Apartments in the 9700 block of Baird Road just after 9 p.m. That’s a few blocks east of Mansfield Road. When officers arrived they found Musgrove dead. Authorities say he died from a single gunshot wound to the upper body. Continue reading

LA Man Stephen Blackwell ID’d As Victim Killed In Auto Vs Motorcycle Rear-End Crash

ST. ROSE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Baton Rouge man, Stephen Blackwell, was identified as the victim following a violent rear-end auto-vs-motorcycle crash on Interstate 10, Friday afternoon, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Blackwell, 27, was operating a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Interstate 10 eastbound near milepost 217 in St. Charles Parish at 3:30 p.m., when the fatal four-vehicle crash occurred.

Police responded to calls of a crash involving four vehicles on Interstate 10 eastbound near milepost 217 in St. Charles Parish.

Troopers said Luis Enrique Caballero, of Kenner, was driving in a 2012 Toyota Highlander and traveling eastbound in the left lane at a high rate of speed. Continue reading

Teresa Poole LA Woman Attacked At Ferriday Car Wash Dies From Injuries In Hospital

Ferriday, LA., woman Teresa “Tee” Poole, the woman attacked at a car wash in Ferriday last week, passed away in the hospital Thursday.

Ferriday Police said Poole succumbed to her injuries after being assaulted at Ferriday Car Wash by 20-year-old Donteale K. Carter.

The May 9 attack was captured on security video, which Madison said led to the arrest of Donteale K. Carter, 20, who has a Friday morning hearing on a charge of second-degree battery. Continue reading