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Couple found dead in home off O'Neal Lane

1 year 5 months 1 week ago Monday, January 09 2023 Jan 9, 2023 January 09, 2023 9:40 PM January 09, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: The coroner's office says Jenell Manuel died from "blunt and sharp force injuries and strangulation." Her husband, Coby, died from a gunshot to the head.

The circumstances surrounding their deaths is still unclear. Read the full update here.


BATON ROUGE - Two people were found dead in their home after an apparent shooting in a suburban Baton Rouge neighborhood. 

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Their bodies were found shortly before 12:30 p.m. on White Oak Trace Drive, off O'Neal Lane. Sources told WBRZ that the pair was a married couple, and it appeared they may have been dead for some time before they were found Monday. 

Sources identified the couple as Jenell and Coby Manuel.

The pair was discovered after a family member, who said they had not heard from the couple for several days, went to check on the home Monday, sources said.

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