Detectives are continuing their investigation and asking for the public’s help
to solve this crime. The Orleans Parish
Coroner’s Office has completed the autopsy and we are awaiting the release of
the preliminary examination and the exact cause of the cause of death.
The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward
of $1,000, Virginia Baptist Church of Paincourtville and Moses Baptist Church of
Thibodaux are providing an additional $1,000 if the information given leads to
an arrest. If you have any information
concerning this case, please contact Detective Captain Darren Crochet at 985-665-9780
or the Criminal Investigative Division at 985-526-1627. As well, you can contact Bayou Region Crime
Stoppers with any tips at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting GIVEATIP and your
message to 274637 or by visiting crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted using the
Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile application.
additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Mike
Waguespack at 985-637-6392 or Public Information Officer, Robert Martin at
985-369-7281 or 985-398-0430.
LABADIEVILLE --- Sheriff
Mike Waguespack reports that on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at approximately
1:30pm, Assumption Parish Dispatch received a 911 call of a man found dead
inside of his home located at 3102 Hwy 1, Labadieville, La. Deputies and detectives arrived and confirmed
this information and are investigating what appears to be a homicide. The victim was identified as Gordon Jones,
Sr, B/M, age 63.
The body is being
transported by the Assumption Parish Coroner to the Orleans Parish
Coroner’s Office today for a full and complete autopsy to determine the exact
cause of death.
This is an ongoing
investigation and Detective Captain Darren Crochet is the lead investigator on
this case. If you have any information
concerning this case or others, please contact the Criminal Investigative
Division at 985-526-1627 or Communications Division at 985-369-2912.