Pigotts remain jailed, charged in connection with Baglio death

Trace Pigott remains charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Elvis tribute artist, Jason Baglio.
Baglio had been shot several times when found at his Denham Springs home.
Pigott, 28, is accused of shooting Baglio, his stepfather, in the early morning hours May 8, then fleeing to New Orleans.
Pigott’s mother, Michelle Brown Baglio, married Baglio, a well-known Elvis impersonator, originally from Independence, La., some time ago after she and Trace Pigott’s father, Ray Pigott, split.
Ray Pigott was also at the residence when the shooting occurred. He also left the scene with his son after the shooting, prior to the arrival of Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputies.
Both men were picked up later in New Orleans. Trace Pigott was arrested Saturday. His father, Ray, was arrested the next day.
It isn’t known if Michelle Brown Baglio was present at the residence when the shooting occurred about 3:30 a.m., but shortly after law enforcement was notified, a witness identified Trace Pigott as the suspected shooter, and shortly afterward identified Ray (also known as Tommy Ray) Pigott as an accomplice.
It was the witness’ account that put officers on the trail of the two men, leading to their arrests in New Orleans.
No motive for the shooting has been released.
Trace Pigott has been charged with second degree murder. Ray Pigott is charged with principal to second degree murder.
The case is being investigated by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Baglio was a well-known Elvis impersonator, performing a two-hour “Elvis Experience” show at venues throughout the Southeastern U.S. He was also head chef for the Livingston Council on Aging.

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