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  • Sheriff: Rogers' daughter took killer, husband off life support

    September 8, 2014 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Iberville Sheriff says Kimmie Rogers made the final decision to take her father's killer, Mathew Hodgkinson, off of life support. Hodgkinson was also her legal husband. Hodgkinson, 36, died Friday around 12:45 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake hospital in Baton Rouge. Rogers... more »
  • Following shooter's death, investigators find marriage license in Vegas Play Video

    September 5, 2014 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The man accused of shooting TV personality Scott Rogers has died, sources told WBRZ's Ryan Naquin Friday. Rogers was shot and killed by Mathew Hodgkinson, Rogers' son-in-law and also his lover. After shooting Rogers, Hodgkinson shot himself but initially survived the gunshot. He was kept alive at... more »
  • Prosecutors widen investigation on Rogers death Play Video

    September 3, 2014 6:24 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Prosecutors are reconsidering how they may charge Mathew Hodgkinson, the man accused of shooting Scott Rogers and then turning the gun on himself, if he survives his injury. Hodgkinson was once a student of Rogers in England where allegations of molestation haunted the dance teacher. It's... more »
  • Rogers' second mortgage, accused killer shows signs of life Play Video

    September 2, 2014 10:11 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Documents uncovered by WBRZ show Scott Rogers obtained a second mortgage on his Daisy Avenue home soon before his murder last week. Two weeks prior to when he was shot and killed; he secured a $344,954 mortgage. Rogers' lover, Mathew Hodgkinson, and another man who lived... more »
  • Deputy waiting for Rogers' killer to wake

    September 2, 2014 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are waiting for Matthew Hodgkinson, the man accused of killing TV host Scott Rogers, to awake so they can begin interrogating him. Hodgkinson is accused of shooting Rogers last Wednesday and then turning the gun on himself. "We have checked on Mr. Hodgkinson's condition... more »
  • Report: Rogers a cult leader, cuddled with kids Play Video

    August 29, 2014 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Days after local TV personality Scott Rogers was shot and killed in his home, sordid details are emerging from his home-town in England. The Bury Free Press published an article that looks back at another story written in 1995, where city leaders warned parents to keep their... more »
  • The Scott Rogers case essentially over with death of shooter

    August 29, 2014 10:25 PM

    ST. GABRIEL- Following Labor Day, Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies continued their busy investigation surrounding the death of TV personality Scott Rogers. Rogers, who was the focus of a federal grand jury surrounding possible mail, wire and immigration fraud, was murdered last Wednesday. Deputies believe his lover, who is also... more »
  • Computer, surveillance video sought in Rogers murder Play Video

    August 29, 2014 2:13 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Investigators said they're seeking access to computers and surveillance video that could shed more light on the recent murder of local TV personality Scott Rogers. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi told News 2's Ryan Naquin Friday that detectives are getting warrants to go through surveillance video... more »
  • Sheriff: Slain TV personality's life was a ruse Play Video

    August 28, 2014 10:41 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - The sheriff leading Scott Rogers' murder investigation said the TV personality was facing two unresolved child molestation accusations in England. Thursday, Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi's office spoke with federal agents and interviewed several key witnesses in Rogers' death. He discussed the case with WBRZ later... more »
  • Sheriff: Rogers, son-in-law were lovers Play Video

    August 28, 2014 4:44 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Sheriff Brett Stassi told News 2 Thursday that murdered TV personality Scott Rogers and the man who detectives said shot him, his son-in-law Mathew Hodgkinson, had an intimate relationship with each other. Stassi told News 2's Ryan Naquin that investigators looking into the shooting Wednesday made... more »
  • Murdered TV personality under federal investigation Play Video

    August 27, 2014 6:19 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Murdered TV personality Scott Rogers was facing a federal investigation and questions about his adopted children before he was shot and killed Wednesday, according to the News 2 Investigative Unit. Rogers' attorney told News 2 Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto that Rogers' two adopted children were taken... more »
  • Attorney: murdered TV personality worried about past Play Video

    August 27, 2014 1:31 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Wednesday ended with the man accused of murdering a local TV personality clinging to life in a hospital room, being kept alive with a ventilator. Scott Rogers, host of the Around Town TV show, was found dead in his home. Another man, Mathew Hodgkinson, is accused... more »

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