SJSO reports 2 dead, 2 injured in LaPlace double homicide

Published 8:03 pm Sunday, October 25, 2020

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LAPLACE — Two women were killed and two others were injured in a Sunday afternoon attack in the 2400 block of North Sugar Ridge Drive in LaPlace, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office. A suspect is in custody in the Sherman Walker Correctional Facility, and there is currently no threat to the community.

A man and a woman have been transported for medical treatment. Officers believe the weapon used was a knife.

More details will follow.