Sheriff's Office holds press conference to announce arrest in 1990 murder

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported an arrest in a kidnapping and murder from 22 years ago.

Officials said Jeannie Lavigne, 38, of St. Amant was kidnapped from her home on Dec. 17, 1990 and her body was found near Lake Villar in Port Vincent a few days later.

Officials have announced a news conference at the Ascension Parish Courthouse in Gonzales at 3:30 p.m. today, March 26, to provide details of the arrest.