LA: Arrest made after police find body
Feb. 13, 2011
Arrest made after police find body
ABBEVILLE — Authorities have charged a man with negligent homicide after
finding the body of a missing hunter in a Vermilion Parish.
Authorities found the body of Jullien Gajan Jr., 56, on Saturday near
White Lake. Gajan had been missing since he left in his boat to go hunting
Sheriff Mike Couvillon said Sunday that 47-year-old Quint Mire told
authorities that he accidentally shot and killed Gajan in a hunting
Mire allegedly said he fired his shotgun three times at what he thought
was a deer in some brush. The sheriff said Mire told investigators that he
panicked and fled the scene.
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