SU Foundation files to seize Slaughter's assets
BATON ROUGE- The Southern University Foundation is moving forward with collecting the assets of former system president Ralph Slaughter.
Slaughter owes the foundation about $500,000 from unapproved expenses during his tenure.
The WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit obtained court documents that show the foundation will seize Slaughter's $1.3 million home off Perkins Road. The paperwork was filed Tuesday and also takes possession of four vehicles, including a 2007 Mercedes. Lawyers for the foundation want the property sold at a sheriff's sale.
Recently, a judge ruled Slaughter illegally tried to hide his assets by transferring them to his wife.
Slaughter is related to Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter and currently serves as unpaid chief-of-staff. Mayor Slaughter has shown an interest in adding him to the town's payroll but has not received support from the city council to make that move.
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