Husband arrested for stabbing wife to death

Monday, December 24, 2012 - 2:30pm

A 30 year old woman was stabbed to death in her home this weekend and her husband was arrested for allegedly committing the crime.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred on Saturday, Dec. 22 at roughly 3:40 a.m. Deputies arrived to a home on New Horizon Drive to find the woman with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman’s husband, Jarvis C. Berard, 39, was not at the home when investigators arrived. Several law enforcement agencies began searching for him. His vehicle was located on the 1000 block of Dora Washington Road shortly after the body of his wife was found.

Berard was taken into custody for questioning. He was subsequently arrested and charged with Second-Degree Murder. He was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail.


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