According to Sheriff Scott Franklin of LaSalle Parish, an arrest has been made in the homicide investigation of Mary Worley.
Based on a warrant issued by the LaSalle Sheriff’s Office, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested Michael James Worley, 56 of Pineville, for 2nd Degree Murder. Michael Worley is the husband of the victim.
Worley was arrested at his residence in Rapides Parish without incident and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. LaSalle detectives transported Worley back to the LaSalle Parish Jail in Jena, LA, for booking. Worley was then transferred to the LaSalle Correctional Center in Urania, LA.
“I want to commend all of the deputies and detectives from both LaSalle and Rapides for their investigation into this terrible crime. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary’s family and friends” said Sheriff Franklin.
LaSalle and Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are continuing their investigation into this homicide and will release more information as it becomes available.
Arrestee: Michael James Worley, 56
320 Nickel Loop, Pineville, LA
Charge: Louisiana Fugitive – LaSalle Warrant for 2nd Degree Murder