Gonzales man arrested on second degree murder charges

Gonzales man arrested after fatal stabbing

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A Gonzales man was arrested and charged with murder after a fatal stabbing, according to a release from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Bobby Webre says investigators arrested Reese Plaisance, 31, who is charged with second degree murder and illegal carrying of weapons.

Shortly after midnight on May 17, deputies received a call that someone was shot on Denham Road in Gonzales. Deputies arrived on scene to learn that a man had in fact been stabbed in the chest.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital and died a short while later. Investigators learned Plaisance attacked the man for unknown reasons and stabbed him in the chest area.

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