Corrections deputy booked into jail where he worked after allegedly killed his wife and infant daughter: Cops

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Source: OUACHITA PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE; MEGA

Nov. 1 2021, Published 4:53 p.m. ET

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A Louisiana corrections deputy is accused of murdering his wife and infant daughter on Halloween, authorities said.

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On Oct. 31, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s investigators took 26-year-old Blake Bardwell into custody after the two victims were found dead in a residence.

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Police have not released the victims' names or a possible motive in the killing.

Bardwell was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on two counts of second-degree murder. He was later moved to a different facility because of his work history with the prison, radio station KEEL reported.

Bardwell worked at the jail since December 2019, according to KEDM.

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