SCSO responds to call regarding a deceased body

Published 8:16 pm Friday, December 17, 2021

On December 17, 2021 just before 3:30 p.m. the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Spruce Street in Boutte in reference to a deceased subject located in a canal near homes in that area.
Deputies and detectives are currently investigating the incident and additional police presence may be seen in the area for the duration of the initial investigation.
During the course of the investigation, the deceased subject was identified as Ellington Lockett, a 31-year-old male that resides in Boutte.
If anyone has information related to this incident they are urged to contact the S.C.S.O. at (985)783-6807.