St. Martinville Man Arrested On Manslaughter Charges

(St. Martinville, La.)- On the evening of July 3, 2013, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call on Eunice Road in reference to a disturbance.

When Deputies arrived on scene, they located Mr. Sam Guidry, 56, lying in a pool of blood inside of the residence.

Investigation into the matter revealed that Mr. Guidry and his Step-son, Clyde Akers IV, 30, St. Martinville, were involved in a physical altercation at the residence.

Mr. Guidry was transported to a local hospital for treatment for injuries received as a result of the altercation. However, Mr. Guidry later succumbed to the injuries received during the altercation and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Mr. Clyde Akers IV, was then charged with the following

La. R.S. 14:31 Manslaughter

He was booked into the St Martin Parish Correctional Center where he awaits a bond hearing.

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