Funeral services announced for mother killed in domestic violence murder-suicide

Funeral services announced for mother killed in domestic violence murder-suicide

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Funeral services have now been announced for a Baton Rouge woman who was killed in a murder-suicide a few weeks ago on Banyan Trace Drive.

Visitation for LaQuetra Pidgeon, 34, will be held on Friday, December 22 from 10 a.m. until the service begins at 11 a.m. at the Winnfield Funeral Home, located at 7221 Plank Rd. LaQuetra was the mother of three children: James, Jamon, and Jalacia Sanders.

Pidgeon was shot by her boyfriend during a domestic violence incident on Tuesday, December 5. The man then shot and killed himself. Pidgeon was taken to a hospital, but died from her injuries a few days later. Pidgeon was the victim of the 13th domestic violence death in East Baton Rouge Parish this year and the 5th victim of a domestic violence murder-suicide.

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