St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are currently investigating the murder of Craig Bychurch, 54.  Bychurch was shot and killed in front of his apartment in the 1900 block of Jasper Lane in LaPlace on July 2, 2014 at 8:21 in the morning.  Prior to the murder, Bychurch was seen talking to two unidentified black male subjects who frequently visited Bychurch.  Detectives believe these two unidentified individuals may have information about this homicide.  Detectives would like to talk to them or anyone who has information that would solve this homicide investigation.

Crimestoppers will pay a reward of $2,500 for information that leads to the indictment of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Bychurch.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.  Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court.