A Lafayette teenager was killed in a house fire on Christmas Eve, KATC-TV is reporting.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 100 block of Martin Luther King Drive at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, flames were venting from the front of the home.

Told someone might still be inside, firefighters entered the dwelling to perform a search-and-rescue operation. The victim, 13-year-old Brandon Gobert, did not survive.

Read the KATC-TV story here.

Investigation continues into Iberia Parish death

A 42-year-old Iberia Parish man died Christmas Eve after he drove off U.S. 90, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies arriving at the scene shortly after 8 p.m. located the man lying near the vehicle, which had appeared to be stuck off the 6100 block of the highway, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The man, whose identity is being withheld until his family is notified, was later pronounced dead by the Coroner’s Office, the news release says.

Detectives and the Coroner’s Office are continuing their investigation into the incident.

Arrests posted Dec. 25, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office website:

  • BRANNAN J. ABSHIRE: 21, of the 100 block of Dogleg Drive, Broussard. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation.

Amanda Chase Begley: 31, of the 200 block of Herald Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding 16 to 20 mph above the limit.

Johnson Simon Bernard: 50, of the 500 block of Archie Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on parole/probation violation and resisting an officer.

Matressa Marie Bob: 44, of the 500 block of Rampart Street, Carencro. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

Patrick Boone: 49, of the 100 block of Sycamore Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

Luke Cassidy: 38, of the 400 block of Fenetre Road, Scott. He was booked on two counts of misdemeanor violation of protective orders and simple battery.

Dana Darbonne: 43, of the 1300 block of Gregg Street, Eunice. She was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

Shena E. Decuir: 26, of the 19036 block of Canebreak Road, Abbeville. She was booked on disturbing the peace by intoxication; misdemeanor theft; and resisting an officer.

Lawrence Shantell George: 32, of the 100 block of Peter Street, Lafayette. He was booked on fugitive.

Oliver Torsten Guenther: 46, of the 10033 block of Fort Hill, El Paso, Texas. He was booked on vagrancy and resisting an officer.

Anthony Johnson: 44, of the 1100 block of Zinzin Street, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on appearing in an intoxicated condition and a pedestrian-on-highway violation.

Jace Andrew Leger: 19, of the 300 block of Goodwood Circle, Milton. He was booked on disturbing the peace and resisting an officer.

Fonda Gail Lyons: 50, of the 400 block of Evangeline Street, Ville Platte. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and misdemeanor hit-and-run driving.

Angela Morgan: 33, of the 100 block of Belle Homme Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on three counts of misdemeanor issuing worthless checks; misdemeanor theft; shoplifting; and two counts of theft under $100.

Lisa Marie Plowden: 45, of the 500 block of East Simcoe, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods and criminal trespass.

Keith Daniel Richardson: 40, of the 100 block of Testament Road, Duson. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery and false imprisonment.

Chad James Simon: 43, of the 2200 block of South Richfield, Duson. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.

David Lee Weldon: 39, of the 100 block of South Fork, Youngsville. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property and disturbing the peace.