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Man found stabbed to death near Laplace trailer park

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LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - A Laplace man was found stabbed to death Tuesday night, according to the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Mike Tregre said around 9:30 p.m. deputies responded to the 100 block of Montegut Avenue in LaPlace for a report of a man bleeding and in the street .

Officers found the man unresponsive and not breathing. He was suffering from a stab wound in the chest. The victim, identified as 52-year-old Jose Juan Rivera was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators believe someone who resides in the trailer park may have witnessed or may have knowledge regarding the identity of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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