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Deputies: husband kills wife in rural Tangipahoa Parish

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Posted: Jul 23, 2013 10:26 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Jul 23, 2013 10:26 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: murder, tangipahoa, husband, wife, crime

LORANGER- Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish arrested a man accused of killing his wife and then running away Tuesday evening.

The sheriff's office said Richard Lagarrigue, 28, was nabbed in St. Martin Parish, more than 100 miles from the crime scene.

Investigators said Lagarrigue shot and killed his wife at their home on Prevost Lane at 7:30 p.m. He was arrested around 9:30 p.m.

So far, a motive has not been released. Deputies said they would not release any further information Tuesday night.
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