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Iberia Parish deputies arrest man in murder of girlfriend

5 years 3 months 1 week ago Saturday, January 05 2019 Jan 5, 2019 January 05, 2019 3:56 PM January 05, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

IBERIA PARISH - Deputies have arrested a man in New Iberia for stabbing his girlfriend to death.

Authorities were called to scene around 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Once they arrived at the scene Weeks Island Rd. they found a 27-year-old white female dead outside of a trailer.

Deputies later learned the victim was the girlfriend of 31-year-old, Tren Jude Mallet. Officials say he stabbed his girlfriend during a domestic dispute.

Mallet was still at the scene when authorities arrived. He was later arrested and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on a charge of second degree murder.

The identity of the victim has yet to be released as authorities continue to investigate the incident.

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