Dale Sands, a Baton Rouge husband, father and grandfather, was named as the man found shot to death in the backyard of a home in Louisiana on Wednesday.

Sands, 53, had originally been reported missing, according to investigators.


The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed Sands was found on Great Smokey Avenue around 3 p.m. Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely said it is believed Sands was shot Tuesday in the Oak Villa-Great Smokey Avenue area. source

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

According to Facebook, Sands worked as an Allstate Insurance Financial Planner located at 1733-A Airline Hwy, Gonzales, Louisiana, LA 70737.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.