Uncle of Louisiana mom kidnapped and tortured says family killing of captor was ‘what we had to do’

A Louisiana man who was pictured carrying his bloodied niece after she was rescued from an abandoned house where her child’s father held her captive said it was a miracle that the woman was still alive.

Marcus Arceneaux told the Daily Advertiser that he and his family had been searching for his niece — Bethany Arceneaux, 29 — for two days when they found her inside the shuttered home where her ex-boyfriend, Scott Thomas, tortured her for two days.

Several relatives kicked down the doors and fatally shot Thomas before pulling the battered woman out of the house.

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