Suspect arrested for murder of 81 year-old woman

Isaac Smith, 19
Isaac Smith, 19

Westwego, La. - A teenager is behind bars for the murder of an 81 year-old woman, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

According to a spokesman for the JPSO, Homicide Detectives along with members of the US Marshall's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 19 year-old Isaac Smith at his home at in Westwego Tuesday afternoon.

Police say on the night of Mrs. Richardson's murder, Isaac Smith showed up at Ochsner Medical Center Westbank with a gunshot wound claiming he was shot in St. Charles Parish.

Forensic evidence recovered at the Richardson home proved to be that of Isaac Smith.  Based on the information gathered from the scene, an arrest warrant was issued for Smith charging him in the death of Mrs. Richardson.

He was booked into the JPCC with one count of Second Degree Murder.