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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Arrest in Metairie Homicide

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Chad Mcavoy, 21, of Metairie in connection with a homicide that occurred on March 1, 2018.  Mcavoy has been charged with one count of Second Degree Murder.

At approximately 3:34 pm, JPSO deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 4800 block of Loveland Street in Metairie in reference to a 42-year-old female found suffering from a single gunshot wound.  The initial call stated that the female was believed to have committed suicide.  Mcavoy and another family member were in the residence at the time of our deputies’ arrival.  As the investigation progressed, it became apparent that the victim, Mcavoy’s mother, had been murdered.

Mcavoy and the family member were transported to our Investigations Bureau and interviewed in reference to their possible involvement.  Mcavoy admitted to killing the victim, and was subsequently arrested.

Lieutenant Jason Rivarde

Public Information Officer

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