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23-Year-Old Son Arrested for Murder of Grandparents in Shocking Mt. Hermon Tragedy!

23-Year-Old Confesses to Killing Grandparents in Mt. Hermon; Deputies Arrive to Scene of Tragedy

Authorities Probe Motive as Colby Stokes Faces Murder Charges for Grandparents’ Deaths

According to FOX8 LOCAL FIRST, authorities in Washington Parish have arrested Colby Stokes 23 after he admitted to shooting and killing his grandparents in the Mt. Hermon area. The shocking incident occurred on Wednesday July 3, around 2 p.m. According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Stokes confessed the crime to a neighbor who then called 911. The neighbor stayed with Stokes until deputies arrived. When the deputies reached the location they found two elderly victims suffering from severe gunshot wounds. The male victim was declared dead at the scene while the female victim was taken to North Oaks Hospital in Hammond where she later died from her injuries.

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office quickly took Stokes into custody without any resistance. Despite his confession the motive behind this tragic act remains unknown. Detectives are currently investigating to understand the circumstances that led Stokes to commit such a horrifying act against his own grandparents. The Sheriff’s Office has not yet released additional details about what might have triggered the violence or Stokes’s state of mind at the time of the shootings. The investigation aims to piece together the events leading up to the incident to provide clarity and answers to the grieving family and community.

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23-Year-Old Son Arrested for Murder of Grandparents in Shocking Mt. Hermon Tragedy! (PHOTO: FOX 8)

Mt. Hermon Community Reels from Tragic Loss as Suspect Faces Charges for Grandparents’ Murders

As the community of Mt. Hermon processes the news there is an outpouring of grief and shock over the loss of two elderly residents. This tragic event has left many in disbelief struggling to comprehend how such a violent act could occur within their community. Colby Stokes now faces two counts of second-degree murder. The community is left grappling with questions about what might have driven this young man to such a desperate act while the authorities work to uncover the full story behind this heartbreaking crime.

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