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Natchitoches PD investigating first homicide of 2014

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NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) -

Nearly 5 months into the year, the Natchitoches Police Department is investigating its first homicide.

Just after 5 p.m. Friday, the police department received a 911 call stating that someone had been stabbed on Lake Street near the Highway 1 bypass in Natchitoches. Officers arrived to find a black male lying in the ditch with a stab wound to the chest.

The victim, identified as 63-year-old Colton "Pete" Monette of Cloutierville, was taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a suspect has been detained and charges are pending. The investigation is continuing.

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