On July 25, 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m., deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a body on the side of Avery Island Road in Iberia Parish. ISPO deputies arrived on scene to discover the deceased body of a 56 year old, white female.
The identification of the female is being withheld at this time. Detectives with the IPSO Bureau of Investigation immediately began an investigation and applied for an arrest warrant for Kent Broussard, 43 years old of Youngsville, Louisiana. Broussard was arrested on the following charges: LA RS 14:130.1 Obstruction of Justice LA RS 14:502 Failure to Seek Assistance Broussard was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail. A bond has not been set at this time.
Additional charges are pending, following an autopsy by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office . Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office assisted in this case.