Second suspect arrested in connection with Houma drug overdose death

Second suspect arrested in connection with Houma drug overdose death

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Two people may be responsible for a drug overdose death in Terrebonne Parish.

Investigators say they added Charles Lindy Hammonds, III to their list of suspects in connection with Christy Hurst's death in Houma. They found him at his home May 20.

Hurst died of a narcotics overdose in December of 2015. Investigators picked up Shantell White for second degree muder in connection with the death shortly after the overdose. Charles Lindy Hammonds, III became an additional suspect after further investigation.

Hammonds is being held in Terrebone Parish Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.

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