VPPD responds to fatal stabbing

Officers with the Ville Platte Police Department responded over the past weekend to a fatal stabbing.
“On June 15, 2019, at approximately 4:45 a.m.,” Chief of Police Neal Lartigue said in a press release, “officers with the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing that took place on Rev. E.D. Alfred Street. Upon arrival, officers found a black male, later identified as Jacorey Gallow, lying on the floor of the residence with a stab wound to his chest. According to the report, Jasmine Gallow had stabbed Jacorey Gallow once in the chest area.”
The press release continued as follows: “Acadian Ambulance arrived on scene and transported Gallow to Mercy Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.”
Chief Lartigue stated that the incident remains under investigation.
If you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313. Your call will remain anonymous.

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