Suspect Arrested in Natchitoches Homicide Investigation

Lawrence Monette

Natchitoches police are investigating their first homicide of 2014.  They’ve arrested the victim’s son, Lawrence Monette of Natchitoches.  The victim is 63 year-old Colton Pete Monette of Cloutierville, who was stabbed on Lake Street Friday afternoon.

Arrested in the murder of his father was 39 year-old Lawrence Monette of Natchitoches.  Monette is accused of fatally stabbing his father Colten Monette in the chest with a pocket knife around 5 p.m. Friday evening. Lawrence was arrested on one count of Second Degree Murder and placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond