Missing man found near Temple Inland Park

DeQuincy Police

At 6:59 p.m. on Monday, July 17, it was reported to the DeQuincy Police Department that George Green was missing. After an extensive search by the DeQuincy Police Dept., assisted by numerous other organizations, Green was located by DeQuincy Police Dept. Sgt. Jeromy Brady in an area by Temple Inland Park. Since this was outside the city limits of DeQuincy, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was immediately contacted, they arrived with numerous officers/detectives, established a command post, and began their investigation.

Mayor Riley Smith instructed Major Jerry Bell and Chief Roy Williams to assist the CPSO in any request that they have pertaining to their investigation.

Further Chief Roy Williams and Major Jerry Bell would like to thank the following organizations for their help in this situation. Ward Six Fire Chief Todd Parker, along with his firemen, helped set up the search grids; DeQuincy Fire Chief Johnny Copeland and his firemen; Westlake Fire Dept., CPSO, Tony Arnold with the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s office and his dog Bo; Hank Frazier and the DeQuincy Public Works personnel (City Crew); Calcasieu Parish OEP, Erica Fontenot, and Jared Maze, Andrew M. Degenhardt with FETA/LASFM, and aviation assets, Bobby Kingman.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

Earlier this afternoon (Thursday, July 20) Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call from the DeQuincy Police Dept. in reference to a body found in the woods off Banneker St.

During the initial investigation, detectives learned the body was likely that of missing DeQuincy man George Green.

Initial observation of the body does not show any signs of trauma. Although there are no obvious signs of foul play, the investigation is being treated as a homicide at this time.

The investigation is continuing and the coroner will determine cause of death.