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Opelousas, LA – On July 1, 2024, at approximately 1800 hours, the Opelousas Police
Department responded to a death call on S Union Street. Upon arrival, officers located a middle-
aged Black male subject who was deceased.
Investigators are treating this as a suspicious death, though they do not believe foul play was a
factor. The identity of the deceased male is being withheld pending notification of his immediate
The Opelousas Police Department is committed to conducting a thorough investigation to
determine the circumstances surrounding this incident. No further details are available at this
The Opelousas Police Department is seeking assistance from the public. Anyone with
information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Opelousas Police
Department at 337-948-2500. Information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime
Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS, via email at, or through the P3 mobile
App. Tipsters may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2500.00 for information leading
to the identification and apprehension of those responsible.
For Media Inquiries:
Joe Anderson PIO/Opelousas Police Department