Law enforcement tracking suspected murder of Tensas parish bartender
POSTED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 1:34pm
TENSAS PARISH, LA (NBC33) — The Louisiana State Police is working with the Tensas parish Sheriff’s Office and Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office are currently involved in a man-hunt for a person they believe to be responsible for the murder of a Tensas Parish bartender.
They are seeking Joshua Lee Temple, 28, of Winnsboro. He is 6 feet tall, weighs 280 pounds, has blue eyes, possibly a shaved head and may have some facial hair.
He is currently being pursued, on foot, in a wooded area near the Winnsboro WalMart. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.
The Louisiana State Police and Tensas Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating over the weekend on Saturday, March 3. That’s when Colby Joe Fortenberry, 22, of Winnsboro, La was found murdered at the “Hwy 4 Bar” in Newellton where he worked as a bartender.
According to KTVE, NBC in Monroe, Fortenberry had only worked at the bar for less than a week.
If anyone should have any information regarding Temple’s location, they are asked to contact the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318) 435-4505 immediately.