COVINGTON, LA – Judge Peter Garcia passed away late Tuesday afternoon. Garcia was 66-years-old, and had served the 22nd Judicial District for more than 20 years.
On Wednesday, St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper, released a statement on the passing of Judge Garcia. President Cooper and Judge Garcia were close friends, and Judge Garcia even had the honor of administering Cooper his oath during his inauguration.
See statement below: