Louisiana Councilman’s Wife Susan ‘Pixie’ Gouaux Among 4 Killed in Murder-Suicide

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Susan ‘Pixie’ Goaux, 2 Others Killed by Ben Edward Freeman in Triple Murder-Suicide

HOLIDAY SHOOTING:  Ben Edward Freeman, 38, of Houma, killed three in Lafourche Parish, La., before turning the gun on himself in a triple murder-suicide Thursday night (Dec. 26).

The dead include Susan ‘Pixie’ Gouaux, wife of Lafourche Parish councilman Louis Phillip Gouaux II, who was injured in the shooting; Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital administrator Milton Bourgeois and the suspect’s wife Denise Taylor Freeman.

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Denise Freeman, Milton Bourgeois and L. Phillip Gouaux’s wife Susan Pixie Gouaux killed


NOLA reports the first shooting occurred at about 6:40 p.m. at a home on Hyland Drive in Lockport, where the councilman was wounded and his wife was killed. The second shooting was reported at about 7 p.m. at a home on Louisiana 308 in Raceland that left Milton Bourgeois dead, according the the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Twitter account.

Denise Taylor Freeman was found dead in Terrebonne Parish, the Sheriff’s Office said, while her husband Ben Edward Freeman was later found in his vehicle on U.S. 90.

This shooting comes as a suspect is being sought in a shooting outside the Shooters Social Bar in Slidell that killed Errol Scott, 22, and Mark Womack, 23. Six others were injured in the shooting. Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith said police had identified a potential suspect but cited the “sensitive nature of the investigation” as he declined to give further information during a press conference earlier on Thursday.

UPDATE: Jamieon Chatman, 22, is wanted in the Olde Town bar shooting in Slidell. Jamieon Chatman is wanted on two counts of second-degree murder and six counts of attempted second-degree murder.

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Jamieon Chatman wanted in the Olde Town bar double murder in Slidell

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