LABADIEVILLE- Assumption Parish Sheriff, Mike
Waguespack reported that on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at
approximately 9:14pm, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a
telephone call from a concerned citizen stating that there was a male subject lying
in a yard, in the 100 block of Violet Street, located in the Labadieville
community, and was possibly intoxicated.
Upon the arrival of patrol deputies,
it was observed that the subject was unresponsive and rescue units were
Once medical units arrived and the
subject was further evaluated, it was determined that the subject was deceased. The victim is identified as a 20 year old
male named Daquan Rainey. Rainey had
recently moved to Assumption Parish with relatives and was a former resident of
Houma. Mr. Rainey was pronounced
deceased at the scene by the Assumption Parish Coroner’s Office and his body
has been transported to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office to determine the
exact cause of death.
The facts in regards to the manner
of Rainey’s death are unknown at this time and detectives with A.P.S.O. are
investigating it as a homicide.
UPDATE: Last Night Detectives obtained a Judicial
Arrest Warrant for William O. Thompson, age 61, of 187 Violet Street,
Labadieville, Louisiana. At approximately 9:30 p.m. last night, Thompson was
arrested and charged with Manslaughter. No bond has been set as of the time of
Thompson confessed to Detectives
that he stabbed the victim inside the residence after a verbal and physical
altercation over cigarettes. After the stabbing, the victim ran outside and
collapsed. The preliminary cause of
death reported by Detectives who attended the autopsy at the Orleans Parish
Coroner’s Office is reported to be a stab wound which severed the pulmonary
artery. A knife was later recovered from
outside the residence which is believed to be the weapon used.
If you have any
questions concerning this new release, please contact Sheriff Mike Waguespack
at 985-369-7281 or 985-637-6392.