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Houma man arrested in connection with drug overdose investigation

Charles Hammonds III booked with second degree murder in drug overdose investigation (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office) Charles Hammonds III booked with second degree murder in drug overdose investigation (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office)
HOUMA, LA (WVUE) -

Terrebonne Parish deputies arrested 18-year-old Charles Hammonds III on Friday, May 20 and booked him with second degree murder in connection with a drug death investigation.

The victim, Christy Hurst, died on December 3, 2015 at the Economy Inn Hotel in Houma. Authorities say she died of a drug overdose.
Police say Hammonds III was at the hotel the morning Hurst died.

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have already arrested someone else in connection to Hurst's death. Shantelle White was arrested on December 20, 2015. White is booked with second degree murder and remains in the Terrebonne Parish jail on $250,000.00 bond.

Hammonds is also being held at the jail on a $1,000,000.00 bond.

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