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APSO: Suspect Arrested in Connection with Fatal Stabbing

Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide which occurred Thursday evening in the 500 block of Oriole Road near Midland.

Deputies were called to the scene regarding a female who did not return from a wooded area with a male whom she knew. Persons at the residence suspected foul play and notified authorities.

Upon deputies arrival, they began a search in the area which was believed to be the area that the female and male subject were last located. During the search, deputies discovered a female who was unresponsive and confirmed deceased. Deputies discovered that the victim was stabbed multiple times.

During their investigations, deputies secured evidence which identified the suspect in this case as the male subject that the victim was last seen with. Deputies arrested Aaron Saporito, 25 of Gueydan and have charged him with 1 count of Second Degree Murder. He has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail.

Motive at this time is unknown and this investigation remains open.