Lake Charles –


 Last night around midnight, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home off Westwood Road in Westlake in reference to suspicious circumstances.


When deputies arrived they located, Damarcus A. Ardoin, 25, deceased inside the residence.  The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information to release at this time.  The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have information relating to this case to please call CPSO at 491-3605; you can also submit an anonymous tip by using the CloseWatch Calcasieu app or by calling Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.


Anyone knowingly withholding information or evidence from law enforcement will be subject to charges.           


The Calcasieu Coroner will determine cause of death.    


CPSO Detective Barrett Savoie is the lead investigator on this case.