The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of a Leesville woman on Friday at a residence in Elmer.

Gloria Toney, 83, of Leesville was found deceased in a home in the 60 Block of B. Dousay Rd. in Elmer.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that the homeowner, Wayne Dousay, Sr., 74, was missing. He had last been seen on Monday, May 7.

Detectives found Dousay’s body later that day in the woods about a mile away from his home.

Dousay and Toney lived together at his Elmer residence.
This is being treated as a double homicide while authorities wait for autopsy results for both victims.

Dousay is the father of Sheriff’s Office Communications Sgt. Jackie Dousay.

The Rapides Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone with relevant information regarding this case call 318-473-6700 or Detective Shannon Eddlemon at 318-793-8166.