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Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office



NAPOLEONVILLE --- 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 Tips can also be submitted using the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile application.

For 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.