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Family of Kidnapped Louisiana Woman Kills Abductor in Daring Rescue
ABC News ^ | 11/9/13 | Alexis Shaw

Posted on 11/09/2013 5:57:59 PM PST by 1010RD

The family of a kidnapped Louisiana mother tracked down and killed the father of her child in the abandoned house where he was allegedly holding her prisoner, authorities said.

Bethany Arceneaux, 29, of Duson, La., was abducted in the parking lot of a daycare where she was picking up her 2-year-old at approximately 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department Captain Kip Judice told ABCNews.com.

Witnesses saw the suspect, Scott Thomas, allegedly force Arceneaux into his white Buick LeSabre, before driving off, Lafayette Police Department spokesman Paul Mouton told ABCNews.com.

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The cops missed it in their search. The family went back and found it. Killed the guy. Gun's better than a restraining order.
1 posted on 11/09/2013 5:57:59 PM PST by 1010RD
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To: 1010RD

Gotta love Cajun justice.


3 posted on 11/09/2013 6:01:28 PM PST by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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To: 1010RD

Perfect. My kind of family.


4 posted on 11/09/2013 6:02:56 PM PST by CelesteChristi
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To: 1010RD

Good shootin’, Cuz!


5 posted on 11/09/2013 6:05:30 PM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: 1010RD

Good for the family. God Bless them..THAT’S how you take care of scum like that..smoke their asses out..


6 posted on 11/09/2013 6:06:13 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 1010RD
Upon entering, they found Thomas’ lifeless body on the ground. He had sustained several gunshot wounds.

Nothing like a happy ending

7 posted on 11/09/2013 6:06:52 PM PST by digger48 (/)
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To: 1010RD
Thank God that she was still alive when they found them!
8 posted on 11/09/2013 6:07:39 PM PST by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: 1010RD

Well done. Very well done.

This story proves once again that cops are very nearly useless.


9 posted on 11/09/2013 6:08:54 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Gamecock

“An autopsy on the body will be conducted “

My guess is lead poisoning.


10 posted on 11/09/2013 6:10:38 PM PST by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: 1010RD

that is awesome

wish my family gave that much of a damn about me


11 posted on 11/09/2013 6:11:43 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 1010RD
Meanwhile, officers who heard the gun shots fired surrounded the home, Judice said. Upon entering, they found Thomas’ lifeless body on the ground. He had sustained several gunshot wounds.
Thomas’ cause of death is not known, Judice said.

I can propose one theory.

12 posted on 11/09/2013 6:12:23 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: 1010RD

Just taking out the trash. Good on them.


13 posted on 11/09/2013 6:15:52 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Gamecock

They apparently even got the owner’s permission to go into the abandoned house before they did so.


14 posted on 11/09/2013 6:16:45 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Lurker

More of a menace than anything.


15 posted on 11/09/2013 6:18:05 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Gamecock
Gotta love Cajun justice.

No kidding! It's a good thing this didn't happen in NJ or NY.
16 posted on 11/09/2013 6:18:44 PM PST by Shannon
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To: Gamecock

lets send them to the big house in Washington


17 posted on 11/09/2013 6:20:58 PM PST by Friendofgeorge ( Palin 2016 or bust)
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To: 1010RD

Good for them!


18 posted on 11/09/2013 6:21:20 PM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: 1010RD

Lady saved,
Kidnapper dead.

Every story of kidnapping should read like this.


19 posted on 11/09/2013 6:21:47 PM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: 1010RD

Duck justice ?


20 posted on 11/09/2013 6:24:41 PM PST by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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Wait for the MSM to say the kidnapped woman and the dead perp were actually having an affair, and the family members should be brought up on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and various hate and guns crimes.


21 posted on 11/09/2013 6:25:40 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Hate crime charges won’t work because everybody involved was black, unless the Mahdi works his magic to defend his dead “son” and changes the heroic family into “white blacks.” Then the Revs. Al and Jessee will be able to have their fun.


22 posted on 11/09/2013 6:38:37 PM PST by libstripper (Asv)
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To: 1010RD

You could drag this story out a bit into a movie script.


23 posted on 11/09/2013 6:39:55 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (What happened to my tagline??)
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To: Gamecock

And if the cops hadn’t been nearby, the abductor would never have been found. (gator bait)


24 posted on 11/09/2013 6:41:13 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Oatka
Meanwhile, officers who heard the gun shots fired surrounded the home, Judice said. Upon entering, they found Thomas’ lifeless body on the ground. He had sustained several gunshot wounds.

Thomas’ cause of death is not known, Judice said.

Oatka: I can propose one theory.

Anyone who things the MSM is worth a good diddly-damn can just look at those first two paragraphs.

Gol-lee what a bunch of brain-deads. Funny thing is, they think they're smarter than everyone else.

25 posted on 11/09/2013 6:41:15 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: 1010RD

Try as I might, I can’t picture my dad or my brother doing that if I was the one kidnapped.

My mom, yes. In fact she’d probably call her uncles and cousins in to help. But not dad. And my brother’s never touched a gun in his life.

Mom and I are the tough ones in the family.


26 posted on 11/09/2013 6:41:42 PM PST by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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It may not be over. Lafayette paper reports “Bethany Arceneaux’s cousin Dawnetta Roy said that the family of slain kidnapper Scott Thomas has been issuing threats of retaliation to her family over phone and on social networks.”


28 posted on 11/09/2013 6:50:00 PM PST by Temujinshordes
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To: Gamecock

good ending....thx for the family ...


29 posted on 11/09/2013 6:58:12 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: libstripper

Good point. I threw it in for good measure.


30 posted on 11/09/2013 7:01:31 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 1010RD

“Thomas then began stabbing Arceneaux, and a confrontation ensued.”

No sh*t. A sublime understatement if I ever saw one.


31 posted on 11/09/2013 7:15:22 PM PST by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: 1010RD

Good shoot.

When seconds count, the police are minutes away.


32 posted on 11/09/2013 7:17:44 PM PST by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama - "I will stand with the Muslims")
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To: 1010RD

These people should be deputized. Apparently, they have good tracking skills.


33 posted on 11/09/2013 7:24:07 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededicaton to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
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To: Temujinshordes

It’ll be a shortlived feud, imho. Not much middle ground for prolonged disagreement on kidnapping and a witnessed knife assault upon the mother of his own child.


34 posted on 11/09/2013 7:25:14 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Gamecock

Louisiana has some of the finest people ever born, and it can be almost like a foreign country in some areas (the best parts).


35 posted on 11/09/2013 7:27:59 PM PST by ansel12 ( Democrats-"a party that since antebellum times has been bent on the dishonoring of humanity.)
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To: 1010RD

“ABC News’ attempts to reach the family have been unsuccessful.”

Good. The MSM never knows when to 1) mind its collective business 2) shut the heck up.

MSM has been in the habit of performing as judge, jury & executioner for WAY too long.


36 posted on 11/09/2013 7:28:19 PM PST by madison10
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To: Temujinshordes

Another Hatfield/McCoy type feud?


37 posted on 11/09/2013 7:39:39 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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they found Thomas’ lifeless body on the ground. He had sustained several gunshot wounds...Thomas’ cause of death is not known

I'm wondering if it had anything to do with the "several gunshot wounds"?

38 posted on 11/09/2013 7:49:57 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ("The government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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Thomas’ cause of death is not known, Judice said. An autopsy on the body will be conducted by Lafayette Parish Coroner Ken Odinet, but it is not known when it will take place.

Gonna go out on a limb here and suggest .... um ... he was shot?

39 posted on 11/09/2013 7:58:54 PM PST by Hodar (A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.- Burroughs)
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To: Domandred
You missed one


40 posted on 11/09/2013 8:03:05 PM PST by Hodar (A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.- Burroughs)
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they found Thomas’ lifeless body on the ground. He had sustained several gunshot wounds...Thomas’ cause of death is not known
I'm wondering if it had anything to do with the "several gunshot wounds"?

Obviously a suicide.
41 posted on 11/09/2013 8:06:30 PM PST by Bratch
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To: Gamecock

I was thinking the same thing. There truly are some people you just should not mess with.


42 posted on 11/09/2013 8:07:52 PM PST by Tammy8
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To: libstripper

Photos post #27 and on net? Black? Huh?
Regardless, the family had the liberty to save that woman’s life.
Hopefully she will heal.


43 posted on 11/09/2013 8:17:15 PM PST by SisterK (its a spiritual war)
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To: 1010RD

Good thing this didn’t happen in Maryland or Oregon.


44 posted on 11/09/2013 8:18:37 PM PST by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Domandred

Duh.
Kevlar.
Photos of cops? Meanwhile, Cousin is kicking the door in...


45 posted on 11/09/2013 8:20:08 PM PST by SisterK (its a spiritual war)
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Thomas’ cause of death is not known

I'm going to go out of a limb and say gunshots.

46 posted on 11/09/2013 8:46:15 PM PST by packrat35 (Pelosi is only on loan to the world from Satan. Hopefully he will soon want his baby killer back)
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To: 1010RD

This is a case where the suspect needed killin’.


47 posted on 11/09/2013 11:11:21 PM PST by lee martell
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To: 1010RD

‘Choot ‘um’’


48 posted on 11/09/2013 11:38:16 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Stop speculating and let the investigation run it’s course. /sarc


49 posted on 11/10/2013 1:57:37 AM PST by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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To: yldstrk

You ping me when you’re kidnapped and I’ll come for you!


50 posted on 11/13/2013 2:11:20 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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