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Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Pointe Aux Chenes man was convicted of 2nd Degree Murder by a Lafourche Parish jury late Friday afternoon, April 29th, 2022.   Terance Dupre, 24, shot and killed the victim, Kirby Courteaux Jr. of Montegut, robbed him and...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Cut Off man was convicted of 2nd Degree Cruelty to Juveniles by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022. The Honorable F. Hugh Larose presided over the three-day trial.   “I am very appreciative of this...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Lafayette man arrested in June of 2019 for Pornography Involving Juveniles, Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile, and Aggravated Crime Against Nature was found guilty as charged by a Lafourche parish jury on Wednesday, April 6th.   Eli Charpentier,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Houma woman was convicted of Manslaughter by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022, after a three-day trial.   Shanell Thompson, 32, stabbed the victim, Justin Nixon, in the chest area during an argument about Justin...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Houma man charged with 2nd Degree Murder in October of 2018 was convicted as charged by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, February 16th.   Kevon Southall, 25, was identified as firing the gunshot that killed 20-year-old Alex...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a New Orleans man was convicted of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and 2nd Degree Battery by a Lafourche Parish jury on Wednesday, February 2nd.   In June of 2018, Courtney Garnett, 26, entered water plant property just outside of...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Thibodaux man charged with 2nd Degree Murder in October of 2018 was convicted as charged by a Lafourche Parish jury on Tuesday, December 14th.   Tyrick Hills, 22, coerced the victim, 20-year-old Alex Morena, to meet him on...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is excited to announce that the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office was selected to receive the 2021 Leaders in Law Enforcement Award by the Community Foundation of Acadiana.   District Attorney Russell and her office were selected for the statewide award...