During the early morning hours of June 10, 2020, Officers with the Bogalusa Police Dept. Criminal
Officers discovered a man there who had been stabbed multiple times at the Delmar Motel. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment, and is expected to recover from his wounds.
Detectives began an investigation and identified the suspect as Edward Lee Conerly of Bogalusa. On Thursday morning (June 11, 2020), Detectives and Patrol Officers located Conerly at his residence. He was placed under arrest and charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder.
A search warrant was obtained for Conerly’s residence, and the knife believed to have been used in the attack was located.
BPD Officers and Detectives are to be commended for their quick work in identifying and arresting the suspect in this matter.