Funeral arrangements set for WBR deputy, daughter killed in double murder-suicide

Funeral held for WBR deputy, daughter killed in double murder-suicide

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A deputy with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was killed in a double murder-suicide in Pointe Coupee Parish on Tuesday, September 27.

Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres said Deputy Donna Leblanc of WBRSO and her 21-year-old daughter, Carli Jo, were killed in the shooting. Officials identified the suspected shooter as Gregory Phillips. Torres added Leblanc was the wife of Mark Whitmore, a trooper with Louisiana State Police.

Visitation for Leblanc and her daughter will be held at the Brusly High School Gymnasium, located at 603 North Vaughn St. in Brusly on Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Services, conducted by Rev. Ray Raney and Rev. Matthew Lorrain, will follow visitation.

Burial will follow services at Chenal Cemetery in Jarreau.

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