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Instagram influencer, Beauty Couch, is found dead in Georgia near a burning car, Eugene Louis-Jocques arrested days later in Louisiana

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Instagram influencer Beauty Couch is found dead in Georgia near a burning car, Eugene Louis-Jocques arrested days later in Louisiana

  • Beauty Couch, 22, was found dead last week near a burning car
  • Georgia police initially said they suspected foul play
  • Louisiana law enforcement arrested Couch’s boyfriend on Friday for her murder

A suspect has been arrested in the murder of Instagram influencer Beauty Couch, whose body was found near a burned-out car in Georgia last week.

Eugène Louis-Jocques, 21, of Naples, Florida, was arrested for murder, arson and aggravated assault.

He was apprehended in Louisiana by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Proactive Enforcement Unit and is now awaiting extradition to Georgia.

“Let the message be that we don’t appreciate people who think they can commit a crime somewhere else and try to hide in St. Tammany Parish,” Sheriff Randy Smith said.

“We were pleased to assist our counterparts in Georgia by locating this suspect and taking him into custody so he can be brought to justice and Miss Couch’s family can begin to move on during this difficult time.”

Gone too soon: The body of Instagram influencer Beauty Couch was discovered on August 23 near a burning car in Georgia. Hey my boyfriend has now been arrested for his murder

Talented: Couch used her profile to share videos of herself dancing on roller skates and recently started teaching her own lessons

Talented: Couch used her profile to share videos of herself dancing on roller skates and recently started teaching her own lessons

Couch's body was found Wednesday afternoon near a burned-out car.

Couch’s body was found Wednesday afternoon near a burned-out car.

Part of the scene where Couch's burnt-out car was found in Austell, Georgia.

Part of the scene where Couch’s burnt-out car was found in Austell, Georgia.

According to the sheriff’s office, Louis-Jocques was Couch’s boyfriend.

Authorities have not disclosed the motive for the murder.

Beauty Katera Couch, 22, was an Austell-based Instagram influencer known primarily for her roller skating and dancing videos.

She had around 150,000 subscribers on the photo-sharing app and recently launched her own roller skating lessons.

She was also a student.

Her mother, Kimberly Couch, said: “She was a lovely girl. She never bothered anyone. She never bothered anyone. She was everyone’s friend.

The skater’s body was found near a burning vehicle on the afternoon of August 23.

In an initial statement, the Cobb County Police Department said, “Based on the initial scene investigation, foul play is suspected, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police. of Cobb County. »

Firefighters first learned from Couch’s family that the car found had been driven by the influencer, who had not been seen since the previous morning.

Police then returned to the area where the vehicle was found and discovered Couch’s body in the forest, the statement said.

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