Sheriff Craig Webre reported detectives are continuing the investigation into the shooting death of 23-year-old Chad Turner of Raceland whose body was found on Wednesday, March 23 in Thibodaux.
Turner was last seen around 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, when he left a residence in the Marydale community. After that, investigators learned, he made stops in Terrebonne Parish and the Thibodaux area. On Tuesday, March 22, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office found the vehicle in which Turner was traveling had been burned and abandoned near a field just off LA Highway 308 in Napoleonville. Turner’s body was discovered the following day in a canal on private property in the 1000 block of Brule Guillot Road in Thibodaux, and detectives discovered he had been shot. No further details are available due to the ongoing investigation.
Detectives are asking the public for assistance on this case. Anyone who may have information that could help investigations is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.