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Police say infant found dead in storage unit after 14 years

1 year 7 months 2 weeks ago June 04, 2015 Jun 4, 2015 Thursday, June 04 2015 June 04, 2015 1:54 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

LAFAYETTE - Police arrested a Lafayette woman on murder charges after investigators said an infant's body was found in a storage unit this week, 14 years after the child died.

According to KATC-TV, Lafayette Police charged 57-year-old Rebecca Landry with second-degree murder Thursday after the gruesome discovery was reported to investigators.

Police said they were called to the 2100 block of Verot School Road where a man told them he had been going through boxes from a storage unit he'd purchased when he found what he believed was a dead infant.

When they questioned Landry, police said she confessed the infant died in 2001.

Police booked Landry into the Lafayette Parish Jail for second-degree murder.

 

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