Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Crowley, LA: Crowley man booked with second-degree murder in stabbing death of girlfriend

CROWLEY, La. — Police have arrested a Crowley man, accused of killing his 26-year-old live-in girlfriend and concealing her body behind bedroom furniture.

Police Chief K.P. Gibson tells The Advocate family members found Latosha Johnson's body during a Tuesday morning search of her home.

Gibson says Johnson had been stabbed, although an exact cause of death will be determined during a scheduled autopsy.

He says Johnson's boyfriend, 22-year-old Larry Jackson, was arrested by the Lafayette police on a warrant for second-degree murder.

Jackson's bail has been set at $750,000.

It was not immediately known whether Jackson has an attorney.


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