‘Suspicious’ Death Under Investigation After Body Found in Arby’s Freezer
New Iberia police confirm a body was found in the freezer of an Arby's restaurant Thursday evening (May 11).
According to Sgt. Daesha Hughes with the New Iberia Police Department, officers responded to the Arby's on Admiral Doyle Drive around 6:20 p.m. on Thursday evening in response to reports of "a deceased person."
Multiple eyewitnesses reported a large police presence around the fast food business with Facebook user Lonniesha Pomier posting a photo outside of the restaurant claiming that a body was found in the freezer.
Her post has been shared over 1,000 times as other eyewitnesses echoed Pomier's claims in the comments.
Our media partners at KATC confirmed those eyewitness reports via a tweet from Jim Hummel who said employees made the discovery just before 6:30 p.m.
This is a developing story and police are currently investigating the incident as what they described as a "suspicious" death.
We will update this story when more information is made available.