REPTON, Ala. (WALA) – An elderly hunter from Louisiana was found dead Friday in near Repton, according to the Conecuh County Coroner’s Office.
Officials responded to County Road 7 in the Repton area around noon Friday on a reported a hunter had been found dead, according to a post on the coroner’s office’s Facebook page.
Richard Wayne Bice, 74, of Pearl River, La., was reported missing by his family on Thursday night, Feb. 8, authorities said.
After an extensive, all-night ground and air search by multiple agencies, Bice was found Friday morning, according to The coroner’s office.
Authorities said it is believed Bice died on or around Wednesday, Feb. 7, after he had harvested a deer and was attempting to pull it to his truck.
No foul play is suspected, officials said.
The Repton Volunteer Fire Department, Conecuh County Sheriff’s Department, and Conecuh County EMA assisted in locating and recovering the body.
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UL Monroe Warhawks vs. Louisiana Ragin Cajuns live stream info, start time, TV channel: How to watch NCAA Basketball on TV, stream online
UL Monroe fell flat on their face against the Trojans last Saturday, but memory of that harsh loss doesn’t seem to have tripped them up today. A win is still up for grabs for either team after one quarter, but UL Monroe is up 32-30 over the Ragin Cajuns.
UL Monroe came into the game with some extra motivation after the defeat they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We’ll see if they’re able to flip the script or if it’ll just be more of the same.
Louisiana Ragin Cajuns @ UL Monroe Warhawks
Current Records: Louisiana 17-10, UL Monroe 10-15
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Louisiana is 8-2 against the Warhawks since February of 2019, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success on Thursday. Both teams will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 8:30 p.m. ET at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Despite being away, Louisiana is looking at a 6.5-point advantage in the spread.
It’s hard to win when your three-point shooting is a whole 22.7% worse than the opposition, a fact Louisiana found out the hard way on Saturday. They fell 85-73 to the Mountaineers.
Meanwhile, after a string of three wins, UL Monroe’s good fortune finally ran out on Saturday. There’s no need to mince words: the Warhawks lost to the Trojans, and the Warhawks lost bad. The score wound up at 85-57. UL Monroe has not had much luck with the Trojans recently, as the team’s come up short the last three times they’ve met.
Perhaps unsurprisingly given the score, UL Monroe struggled to work together and finished the game with only eight assists. They are 1-2 when they just don’t pass the ball.
The Ragin Cajuns’ defeat ended a four-game streak of away wins and brought them to 17-10. As for the Warhawks, their loss dropped their record down to 10-15.
Louisiana beat the Warhawks 80-72 in their previous meeting back in January. The rematch might be a little tougher for Louisiana since the team won’t have the home-court advantage this time around. We’ll see if the change in venue makes a difference.
Louisiana is a solid 6.5-point favorite against UL Monroe, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Ragin Cajuns as a 6-point favorite.
The over/under is 146.5 points.
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Louisiana has won 8 out of their last 10 games against UL Monroe.
- Jan 31, 2024 – Louisiana 80 vs. UL Monroe 72
- Feb 16, 2023 – Louisiana 84 vs. UL Monroe 67
- Jan 12, 2023 – Louisiana 86 vs. UL Monroe 73
- Feb 19, 2022 – Louisiana 79 vs. UL Monroe 74
- Feb 17, 2022 – Louisiana 78 vs. UL Monroe 77
- Feb 13, 2021 – Louisiana 88 vs. UL Monroe 72
- Feb 11, 2021 – UL Monroe 72 vs. Louisiana 66
- Feb 22, 2020 – UL Monroe 83 vs. Louisiana 77
- Jan 25, 2020 – Louisiana 81 vs. UL Monroe 60
- Feb 16, 2019 – Louisiana 83 vs. UL Monroe 76
Armed and Dangerous Louisiana Man One of America's 15 Most Wanted
On the U.S. Marshals Service list of the 15 most wanted fugitives in America, there is one man from South Louisiana, and he is considered to be “Armed and Dangerous”.
U.S. Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted Fugitives
The U.S. Marshals Service is like the Swiss Army knife of American law enforcement. They’re a part of the Justice Department and have been around since 1789, making them the oldest federal law enforcement agency in the U.S.
If there’s a fugitive on the run, the Marshals are on their tail. They’re the go-to folks for tracking down people wanted for serious crimes.
Ever seen a movie where a witness needs to disappear to testify against the mob? That’s these guys. U.S. Marshals also protect witnesses and their families in criminal cases, giving them new identities and safe places to live.
Marshals also oversee the transportation of prisoners, as well as make sure that sex offenders are living where they’re supposed to be and following the rules.
Over on the U.S. Marshals Service website, they list the 15 most wanted fugitives in America, and one of those fugitives is from right here in South Louisiana.
Who’s the most wanted man in Louisiana?
Leethel White White from Baton Rouge.
Below is the information about Lethal White and why he’s on the U.S. Marshals 15 most want fugitives.
Name – Leethel White
Aliases – Lee Lee, Lethal White
Wanted For – First Degree Murder, Attempted Murder
Reward – $25,000
Date of Birth – August 27, 1977
Eyes – Brown
Hair – Black
Weight – 215
Height – 5’10”
Wanted In – Baton Rouge, LA
Scar/Tattoo – Tattoos on Left Arm, Right Arm, Back and Chest
Subject is considered to be armed and dangerous.
From usmarshals.gov –
The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is requesting assistance in locating 46-year-old Leethel White.
White is wanted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for first degree murder, attempted murder and illegal use of a weapon.
White allegedly shot two female associates at close range, killing one and severely injuring the other.
White may be in Atlanta, Georgia or Baton Rouge, Louisiana.”
The U.S. Marshals Service has also posted a notice to law enforcement concerning Leethel White.
“Before arrest, verify warrant through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). If subject is arrested or whereabouts known, contact the nearest U.S. Marshals Service office, American Embassy/Consulate, call the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102, or submit a tip using U.S. Marshals Service Tips.”
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Louisiana Rep. Danny McCormick speaks on crime special session
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – Topics of discussion ranging from juvenile offenders to the concealed carry bill.
On Feb. 22, Louisiana Representative Danny McCormick joins KSLA’s discussion about the ongoing crime special session.
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