Multiple agencies investigating after missing person found dead in Morgan City
ST. MARY PARISH - Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in St. Mary Parish Wednesday evening.
According to the Morgan City Police Department, officers were contacted by investigators with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office and the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office in reference to a homicide investigation.
Over the course of the investigation, it was discovered a person reported missing in Terrebonne Parish was reportedly killed in Lafourche Parish. The person was identified as Kirby Courteaux Jr., according to police.
His body was located in the area of Levee Road and Veterans Blvd. in Morgan City. No further information was provided.
Sheriff Craig Webre confirms we are continuing this investigation in reference to this case. Investigators are continuing to question Terance Dupre. There are no further details to release at this time. We will provide an update on any future developments in this case. pic.twitter.com/OVv3mkJggu— Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office (@LafourcheSO) May 16, 2019
The case remains under investigation.
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