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Bodies identified in apparent murder-suicide in Lake Charles, Lincoln Parish


LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Lake Charles Police have identified the body of a 22-year-old woman who was allegedly murdered over the weekend by her boyfriend.

The American Press reports ( ) Octavia Nicole Jack suffered multiple stab wounds Sunday. Her boyfriend, 30-year-old Christopher White, was identified as a suspect in her death.

Deputy Chief of Police Mark Kraus said Tuesday that investigators learned White had fled to Lincoln Parish and authorities there contacted his officers Sunday saying that White's body, with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was found in a rural area in that northwest Louisiana parish.

Kraus says Lincoln Parish will conduct the investigation into White's apparent suicide.

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