SCSO seeks public’s assistance regarding homicide of Boutte resident

Published 9:39 am Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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Detectives with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in the tragic homicide of Ellington Lockett, a 31-year-old resident of Boutte. The body of Ellington

Lockett was found on December 17, 2021 in a drainage canal in the area of Spruce Street in Boutte, LA.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact Sergeant Thomas

Plaisance or Detective Josh Deroche with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-6807.

Citizens may also contact CRIMESTOPPERS at (504) 822-1111 or 1-877-903-STOP. Citizens do

not have to give their name nor testify and could receive up to a $2,500 reward for information

leading to an arrest.