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Lake Charles police investigate two deaths Wednesday at 164 Arlington St. (Rick Hickman / Special to the American Press)

Lake Charles police investigate two deaths Wednesday at 164 Arlington St. (Rick Hickman / Special to the American Press)


Police: Arlington Street deaths a murder-suicide

Last Modified: Monday, January 13, 2014 2:11 PM

By John Guidroz / American Press

The deaths of two people found shot in a duplex at 164 Arlington St. on Wednesday has been ruled a murder-suicide, Lake Charles police said Thursday.

Sgt. Richard Harrell said Kody Todd Fontenot, 32, of Branch, shot and killed Mia Katherine Trahan, 25, of Lake Charles, before turning the gun on himself.

Police received a distress call at 12:13 p.m. Wednesday and found both victims when officers arrived, officials said.

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