A Lafayette grand jury handed up indictments in five different murder cases.
James Aaron Malloy Courtesy LPSOJames Malloy, 30, was indicted on a charge of second-degree murder in the November 2018 slaying of Libby Malloy. Libby was James’ sister; investigators say he was living with her when the incident happened.
Willie Thomas Jr. was indicted by the grand jury on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the January slaying of Willie James Thomas. Thomas, Jr., was arrested after a car crash in St. Mary Parish. He was transported to Lafayette’s jail after being released from the hospital. He’s accused of killing his father. Investigators say the father died of head trauma.
Nicholas James Hebert, was indicted on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the January slaying of Frederick Richardson of Baton Rouge. That shooting occurred January 3, 2019, at a local hotel in the 2100 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway.
Sean Perroncel Courtesy LPSO
Maximilian Trautman Courtesy LPSOSean Perroncel and Maximilian Trautmann were indicted on one charge of second-degree murder each in connection with the slaying earlier this month of Pernell Boudreaux.
Boudreaux was shot to death the morning of March 9 on Lebesque Road.