Evangeline

Ville Platte woman facing homicide charge in stabbing death

A Ville Platte woman has been arrested in the death of a man after what police say was a domestic disturbance Thursday.

On June 14, the Ville Platte Police Department began investigating a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of W. Lincoln Street that left a man dead, possibly from a stab wound.

Jessica Williams, 25, of Ville Platte, has been arrested and charged with negligent homicide.  Williams was transported to the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail and is being held on $125,000 bond.

Details of the death are not being released at this time pending a report from the Evangeline Parish Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with further information on the incident is asked to contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313.