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  • Lake Charles man accused of elderly abuse

    June 25, 2014 8:03 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities say a 23-year-old Lake Charles man allegedly kicked a mentally disabled elderly family member multiple times in the face, head and neck, causing swelling, Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies were called to investigate at 4 a.m. Monday. Spokeswoman Kim Myers says Chad L. Parker was arrested and... more »
  • Teacher accused of raping mentally challenged teen

    February 14, 2013 2:12 PM

    SHREVEPORT- A 33 year-old teacher in Caddo Parish is under arrest for raping and sexually abusing a mentally challenged 17 year-old student. Authorities say Jeremy Pierce, who teaches at Port City Christian Academy touched the girl inappropriately many times on school grounds, texting her to call her out of... more »
  • Killer of Warrick Dunn's mother ruled mentally ill, cannot be executed Play Video

    February 23, 2012 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The man convicted of killing Baton Rouge native and former NFL star Warrick Dunn's mother cannot be executed. A U.S. District judge said Thursday that the man's mental state is the reason. Kevan Brumfield was convicted and sentenced in the 1993 murder of Baton Rouge police... more »
  • Second man arrested for rape case in Assumption Parish

    January 4, 2011 3:12 PM

    Authorities in Assumption Parish have arrested a second man in the alleged rape of a woman who is intellectually disabled. In an interview with detectives, the victim said that Jimmy Westerfield of Napoleonville, forced her to have sex with him, after paying another man money. The other man,... more »

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