Pioneer, La. Chief of Police has died

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Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 7:09 PM CDT
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The chief of police in a Louisiana village has died.

According to Louisiana State Police, the chief of police in Pioneer died by suicide. LSP informed KNOE of the incident on Monday.

Pioneer is located in West Carroll Parish, south of Oak Grove.

No other details will be released at this time.


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  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else. To speak with a certified listener, call 1-800-273-8255.
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