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UPDATE: Body of Woman Found in Iberia Parish Identified; Man Arrested for Failure to Seek Assistance

Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a body on the side of Avery Island Road in Iberia Parish

Posted: Jul 26, 2021 9:06 AM
Updated: Jul 26, 2021 11:56 AM

UPDATE: The female found deceased on Avery Island rd is identified as 56 year old Teresa Miller from New Iberia. All other information is pending autopsy findings and law enforcement investigation.

Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a body on the side of Avery Island Road in Iberia Parish on July 25, 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m. ISPO deputies arrived on scene to discover the deceased body of a 56 year old, white female. The identification of the female is being withheld at this time.

Detectives with the IPSO Bureau of Investigation immediately began an investigation and applied for an arrest warrant for Kent Broussard, 43 years old of Youngsville, Louisiana. Broussard was arrested on the following charges:

LA RS 14:130.1 Obstruction of Justice

LA RS 14:502 Failure to Seek Assistance

Broussard was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail. A bond has not been set at this time. Additional charges are pending, following an autopsy by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office .

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