Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are asking for the public’s assistance as they continue their investigation into the shooting death of 23-year-old Chad Turner of Raceland. Turner’s body was discovered in Thibodaux on March 23, 2016.
Turner was last seen around 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, when he left a residence in the Marydale community. After that, investigators learned, he made stops in Terrebonne Parish and the Thibodaux area. On Tuesday, March 22, deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office found the vehicle in which Turner was traveling had been burned and abandoned near a field just off LA Highway 308 in Napoleonville. Turner’s body was discovered the following day in a canal on private property in the 1000 block of Brule Guillot Road in Thibodaux, and detectives discovered he had been shot. No further details regarding the investigation are available at this time.
Detectives are asking the public for assistance on this case. Anyone who may have any information that could help investigators in any way is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.