Marksville P.D. is investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a home on Charles Street that occurred Monday afternoon.
Avoyelles Parish's death toll from coronavirus rose to 45 in Monday's official COVID update from the Louisiana Department of Health.
There are still 922 Cleco customers and 20 Entergy customers in Avoyelles Parish still without power due to Hurricane Laura, which passed through the parish last Thursday (Aug. 27).
The Marksville Police Department has confirmed what is believed to be a murder/suicide. The fatal incident occurred on or just off of Laurel Street on Monday. No other details have been released.
As of 10 a.m. today (Aug. 31), there were 1,260 electricity customers still without power in Avoyelles Parish.