Son Charged With Murder
Mother Found in River
Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to Lonnie’s Landing on Little River on OCT 1, 2013, in reference to an unidentified female body that appeared to have been dumped into the water. The landing is across Little River from the Rogers Community in southern LaSalle Parish.
Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the identification of the body. Evidence at the scene indicated foul play.
On OCT 5, 2013, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office received information that the body recovered in Grant Parish might be a resident from the Hickory Grove Loop area. The Deville Substation dispatched a deputy to 7756 Hickory Grove Loop to make contact with Paula Kimberlin for a welfare check.
Upon his arrival, the responding deputy was unable to make contact with anyone. However, the deputy did locate what appeared to be a crime scene.
Rapides Parish detectives arrived on the scene and after conferring with detectives from Grant Parish; both agencies concluded that the crime scene at 7756 Hickory Grove Loop was related to the unidentified body located at Lonnie’s Landing on Little River.