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Arrest made in LaSalle Parish body found case

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - According to Sheriff Scott Franklin of Lasalle Parish, an arrest has been made in the homicide investigation of Mary Worley.

On a warrant issued by the Lasalle Sheriff's Office, Rapides Sheriff's detectives have arrested Michael Worley, 56 of Pineville, for 2nd Degree Murder. Michael Worley is the husband of the victim.

Worley was arrested at his residence on Nickel Loop without incident and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. Lasalle detectives will be transporting Worley back to Jena for booking.

Rapides detectives may also have charges on Worley in the next few days.

"I want to commend all of the deputies and detectives from both Lasalle and Rapides for their investigation into this terrible crime. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary's family and friends" said Sheriff Franklin.

Rapides detectives are continuing their investigation into this homicide and will release more information as it becomes available.

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