Rayne Police Investigate Homicide


Rayne Chief of Police Carroll Stelly announced that Rayne Detectives are investigating a shooting that left a Rayne Man dead on Monday November 18, 2013.

Around 10:00 PM, Rayne Police received a 911 call of a medical emergency at 610 Chappuis. When officers arrived, they found a John Nick Rougeau Jr., W/M, Dob 2/22/1978 with a gunshot wound. Acadia Parish Coroner office pronounced Rougeau dead at the scene.

Rayne Police is asking for anyone who has any information, to contact Rayne Police at 334-4215 or Acadia Crimestoppers at 789-TIPS (789-8477). Callers will remain anonymous and could receive up to a $1,000 cash reward for information about this homicide. The investigation is continuing at this time.