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Arrest Made In Connection With Arnaudville Homicide - 9/13/2017 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

September 13, 2017

4:50 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Arrest Made In Connection With Arnaudville Homicide

(St. Martinville, LA)-Following an investigation regarding last night’s homicide of Ashley Nicole Meche, this afternoon; Investigator’s with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested Toni Trimble Thomas, 32, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and charged her as follows:

1 Count-LA. R.S. 14:30.1-Second Degree Murder

1 Count-LA. R.S. 14:32.7-Second Degree Feticide

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the victim’s boyfriend, Mark Trimble, had no involvement in the homicide and was released from custody. He had been at the victim’s home earlier in the day; however, he was not present or involved in the homicide. No motive for the homicide has been established.

Following her arrest, she was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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