8 Women-8 Murders: Jennings, LA

Women are being hunted down and murdered in the tiny town of Jennings, Louisiana yet how many of you know about it? Is it the work of a serial killer? No one knows for sure but it’s looking more and more that way. Eight women from 17-30, have been killed between 2005 and 2009 with the most recent murder last month. Jennings is a town with a population of just about 12,000. It covers only 10 square miles.

photo01 

Loretta Lewis was the first victim found dead in May 2005 just 3 days after she disappeared. She was 28.

photo02 

Ernestine Patterson was found a month later. She was 30.

photo03 

Kristen Lopez disappeared in March 2007. Twelve days later, she was found dead. She was 21.

photo04 

Two months later, 26 year-old Whitnei Dubois vanished. She was found shortly after.

photo05 

Just over a year later in May 2008, Laconia Brown was found murdered. She was 23.

photo06 

Crystal Zeno was last seen in August 2008. Two weeks later her body was found. She was 24.

photo07 

At just 17, Brittney Gary’s body was found in November 2008.

photo08 

Necole Guillory is the last known victim. She disappeared in August this year and was found 3 days later. She was 26.

It appears all the victims have some sort of ties together either through relatives or friends. That’s not too surprising considering the size of the town. What is surprising is the lack of any kind of media coverage—on the national level. The Jefferson Davis Sheriffs Office has created a website with information about the women. If you have any information, however insignificant you may think it is, contact them at (337) 824-6662.

 

What did you think of this article?




Trackbacks
  • No trackbacks exist for this post.
Comments
  • No comments exist for this post.
Leave a comment

Submitted comments are subject to moderation before being displayed.

 Name

 Email (will not be published)

 Website

Your comment is 0 characters limited to 3000 characters.