Lafayette Parish Inmate dies of Illness at hospital


According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s office an inmate who was being housed at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center died Monday, June 8th. Officials say Kenneth Duhon died from an illness he was being treated for at University Hospital.

Duhon was arrested on May, 31, 2015 and was being held at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for failure to appear for theft.

The coroner ruled he died of natural causes. Among other issues, Duhon was suffering from heart failure, renal failure, and COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).