Legislative aide from Lafayette one of two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA)- UPDATE: Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office are classifying the shooting as a murder-suicide.

Officials said 31-year-old Larry Warino Jr. shot and killed 24-year-old Alyssa Kanouse before shooting himself. The bodies were discovered in a vehicle on Wax Road.

Warino is confirmed to have been state Rep. Stuart Bishop’s legislative aide. Bishop provided KLFY with this statement on Tuesday afternoon:

“Out of respect of both families, I reserve any comments. My heart goes out to both of the deceased.”

The incident remains under investigation.

Previous Story: Two people are dead following an apparent shooting on Wax Road in Central according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s officials.

The first calls came in around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Local 33 will provide updates as they become available.

 

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