Double homicide suspect may be in Acadiana area
POSTED: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 6:45pm
UPDATED: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:30pm
ACADIA PARISH, LA (NBC33) — State Police are on the search for a homicide suspect wanted in South Carolina for two murders.
The suspect of these murders is Vincente Mendoza, 27, of Cope, SC. He is described as 5 ft. 4 in. male with black hair and brown eyes.
The investigation started with the recovery of a 2002 Buick SUV by Louisiana State Police believed to be connected to the crime. Upon contacting the Orangeburg County Sherrif's Office in SC they learned that the two murdered victims were found in their county.
Mendoza is believed to still be in the Acadiana area and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with any information concerning his whereabouts is asked to call Louisiana State Police at (337) 262-5881.