Ascension deputies search for leads, motives on murder victim

Published: Nov. 17, 2013 at 9:27 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2013 at 9:30 PM CST
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GEISMAR, LA (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in solving a murder after a man was found dead late Saturday night.

According to Office Major Kevin Hanna, deputies discovered 58-year-old Herman Tasker in his driveway at 35704 River Oaks in Geismar, La.

Tasker had been shot and was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Sheriff's Office is currently looking for any possible leads and motives for this murder. If you have any information, you are urged to contact the APSO at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to their anonymous tip line from any cellular device. You may also contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).

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