Louisiana man accused of murdering 11-month-old daughter, cops say

Source: Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, MEGA

Oct. 1 2021, Published 10:18 a.m. ET

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An 11-month-old was found dead and the girl's father said it was because he hit her too hard, according to Louisiana police.

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Jake Guidry, 26, was arrested on a second-degree murder charge in connection to the death of Zabria Guidry, his 11-month-old daughter, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Around 12:15 a.m. Sept. 28., deputies responded to a residence in the 600 block of Brule Guillot Road in Thibodaux, Louisiana, to check on an 11-month-old child. The child's mother called for police.

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When deputies arrived, they spoke to Jake Guidry, who stated he had struck his child "too hard," and she died, according to the sheriff's office.

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Deputies found the child’s body in the rear cargo area of Guidry’s SUV, according to police. He was immediately arrested.

Guidry was booked into the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex and is being held on $1 million bail.


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