Lake Charles, LA –


            Yesterday, June 16, around 11:30 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence on Santa Anna Drive in Moss Bluff in reference to a deceased man.

            When deputies arrived at the home, they located David P. Savoie, 52, DeQuincy, deceased inside the residence.  Detectives determined the death to be a homicide and identified a person of interest as Enrique D. Ruano II, 29, Lake Charles.  After further investigation Judge Tony Fazzio issued a warrant for Ruano’s arrest.  Earlier this morning detectives located Ruano at a local hospital.  He was taken into custody and arrested.  He will be booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center and charged with 2nd degree murder.  His bond is set at $650,000.

The investigation is ongoing, the coroner will determine cause of death.

            CPSO Violent Crimes Detectives Larry Cormier is the lead investigator on this case. 

An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged.   A person is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.