|Posted on 9/14/2017 11:29:00 AM.|
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith says Fire Chief Steve Krentel has been cleared in the murder of his wife Nanette, who was found in burned home with a gunshot wound to the head in July. Smith says Steve Krentel was their initial primary person of interest.
"The victim's husband has been cleared," Smith said. "Stephen Krentel has been fully cooperative with this investigation from the beginning."
|Stephen Krentel, Randy Smith, fire chief, Nanette Krentel, homicide|
|Posted on 9/13/2017 12:59:00 PM.|
The St. Tammany Parish Coroner has ruled the death of the fire chief’s wife in July, as a homicide. The body of Nanette Krentel, wife of Fire District 12 Chief Stephen Krentel, was discovered in the rubble of the couple’s home which had burned to the ground on July 14th. Coroner Charles Preston said it was determined from the start Mrs. Krentel died from a gunshot wound.
|St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, Nanette Krentel, Stephen Krentel, Charles Preson, LSU FACES Lab, Randy Smith|