Police: Arlington Street deaths a murder-suicide

By 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.