Police department in Louisiana investigating deadly stabbing

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PONCHATOULA, La. (BRPROUD) – The Ponchatoula Police Department was called to a reported medical emergency on Monday.

Officers arrived at a location on Methvin Dr. around 8:30 p.m.

“Upon arrival, police learned that a domestic dispute had taken place in the residence and a male victim was observed with a stab wound to the chest,” according to the Ponchatoula Police Department.

The stabbing victim died later at a local hospital.

PPD was able to narrow in on Andrew Dungey III as a suspect in this case.

According to the Ponchatoula Police Department, “Dungey was still on the scene and provided officers with a confession.”

Dungey III is currently in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail and faces one count of Second Degree Murder.

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