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59 Year Old Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In New Iberia

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday night which led to the arrest of a 59 year old man.
According to authorities, shortly before 10 pm on Saturday night, 3/7/20, deputies responded to a home in the 5400 block of Norris Rd. in reference to a possible homicide. Arriving deputies found a 38-year-old white female deceased in a camper trailer. The victim’s boyfriend was taken into custody at the scene. According to witnesses, the couple had been fighting during the day. Deputies found evidence of the disturbance inside and outside the home.
The suspect has been identified as 59-year-old Luis D. Valdez. Investigators have booked Valdez into the Iberia Parish Jail on one count of 2nd Degree Murder. The Iberia Parish Corner’s Office will release the victim’s name and manner of death.
The investigation is still continuing.

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