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Branch homicide victim identified, one suspect wanted

Tyla Meche and Kervee Woodard
Tyla Meche and Kervee Woodard courtesy Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says that the victim in a Branch homicide over the weekend has been identified and the search for a suspect involved continues .

The victim of the shooting is being identified as 32-year-old Matthew Mark Briscoe of Church Point.

APSO is still looking for a woman, 34-year-old Tyla Meche of Church Point in connection with the homicide. Another person, Kirvee Woodard, 38, of Church Point was arrested Sunday morning following a search in Branch.

Sheriff’s deputies say that Meche, Woodard, and Briscoe were traveling in a vehicle in the Branch area Sunday morning. During an argument, one of the occupant allegedly shot Briscoe.

Briscoe, according to deputies, died from that single gunshot wound.

Brian Richard

Brian Richard

Web Producer at KATC TV 3 Acadiana's News Channel
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