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Who Killed the Eight Louisiana Women in Showtime's 'Murder in the Bayou'?


During a five-year span, the bodies of eight women turned up in the swamps and waterways of Jefferson Davis Parish in Louisiana. Thanks to a new Showtime docuseries, Murder in the Bayou, there is renewed interest in the unsolved murders.

The five-part true crime doc takes an in-depth look at the cases collectively referred to as the Jeff Davis 8, and the possibility that Jennings, La. had a serial killer operating for years in the area. 

The Jennings victims, in the order of their deaths, are: 

  • Loretta Lewis, 28
  • Ernestine Marie Daniels Patterson, 30 
  • Kristen Gary Lopez, 21
  • Whitnei Dubois, 26
  • Laconia Brown, 23
  • Brittany Gary, 17
  • Crystal Shay Benoit Zeno, 24
  • Necole Guillory, 26