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Man Arrested and Charged with Negligent Homicide

Jeremy Breaux, age 32, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide.

Posted: Jul 21, 2020 10:29 AM

Officers responded to the 600 block of Rozas Street in reference to a disturbance, on July 17, 2020. Upon arrival Officers located a black male who was not responsive. The male was transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Upon investigation Officers and Detectives learned that a male and female had an argument over money and the male grabbed the female in an aggressive manner. The victim stepped in to break to stop the altercation and the suspect hit him one time in the face. The victim fell backwards onto the paved road. The female stated that the suspect ran when she called 911 for help.

Jeremy Breaux, age 32, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide. Breaux was booked into the Ville Platte City Jail and transported to the Evangeline Parish Jail with no bond.

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