Double murder in Sunnyside
Double murder in Sunnyside

Sherry White, 51 and Kyle Lavergne, 20, Bayou Body Count Nos. 68 and 69

A man has been charged with capital murder in the killing of a Sunnyside woman and her son.

Police say Jeffery Prevost, 51, shot Sherry White, 51 and her son Kyle Lavergne, 20, Saturday about noon.

Police have told reporters that Prevost said he shot White, a girlfriend, out of jealousy and then shot Lavergne as he attempted to escape.

The shootings happened around noon in the 8900 block of Ferdinand.

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