An investigation began on September 7, 2014 into the death of Jose A. Pineiro-Perez (54) whose body was discovered at his residence on Dottie’s Lane in Ricohoc.
On December 30, 2014, St. Mary Parish Coroner, Dr. F.H. Metz, returned autopsy findings indicating the cause of Pineiro-Perez’s death and ruled it as a homicide. The investigation is ongoing. Questions regarding the cause of death should be directed to the coroner’s office.
In order to protect the integrity of this ongoing homicide investigation, no further details on the case have been given at this time.