St. Landry

Man Arrested in Stabbing Death of His Father

UPDATE 2/18/2020 5:21PM- Opelousas Police responded to a disturbance in the 600 blk. of Patsy St. just after 1:00 P.M. where one 47 year old male victim received serious injuries from a slashing type cut to his upper torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. While receiving initial medical treatment the victim perished from his injuries. The suspect is the son of the victim. The altercation resulted from an ongoing dispute between the father and son. The suspect is in custody an being interviewed by investigators. The suspect 29 year Alphonso Andrus of Opelousas will be booked  into the St. Landry Parish Jail on one count of manslaughter. The identity of the victim will be released pending confirmed notification of next of kin.


The Opelousas Police Department has confirmed a man stabbed his father on Patsy Street. This is a developing story . We will continue to update you with information as it becomes available.