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Officials: 2 murder-suicides take place in Louisiana

1 year 1 month 4 weeks ago August 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2015 Monday, August 31 2015 August 31, 2015 4:34 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: Jeremiah Miller (L) and Joshua Miller (R) / KATC

OPELOUSAS - Authorities say two apparent murder-suicides in different towns in Louisiana took place on Sunday.

In Opelousas, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says deputies found two brothers killed in an apparent murder-suicide Sunday night. Guidroz says it appears Joshua Miller, 27, of New Roads accidently shot and killed his younger brother Jeremiah Miller, 25, of Ventress and then killed himself.

In Houma, Police Chief Dana Coleman says a 35-year-old man shot and killed his estranged wife.

Coleman identified the man as Casey Duplantis and his estranged wife as Amanda Duplantis, 34. Authorities say the apparent murder-suicide took place just before 10 p.m. Sunday at Amanda Duplantis' home.

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