By Associated Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A spokesman for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old man apparently killed himself in the parish jail.

John Mowell tells The Daily Advertiser ( ) that deputies conducting a wellness check Saturday evening found the body of Kristopher Nelams of Opelousas.

Nelams had been arrested May 19 on a charge of domestic abuse battery.

Mowell said the sheriff’s office is awaiting autopsy results from the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office.

The coroner’s office did not return a call Thursday afternoon from The Associated Press.


Information from: The Advertiser,

Copyright © 2023 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide

Sponsored Stories