Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office investigates apparent murder, suicide

(Carolyn Scofield/FOX 8)
(Carolyn Scofield/FOX 8)

Houma, La. - The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder suicide near Houma.

The sheriff's office got the call just before 7:30 a.m. and found the bodies of a husband and wife at a home on T. Leigh Drive.

Investigators say the woman had been shot several times and the man suffered a single gunshot wound to the head.

Family members say the couple had two daughters, ages three and seven.  The 7-year-old saw a pool of blood near a bedroom door, and went to a neighbor's house to call 911.

FOX 8 will update this story as investigators release more information.