LAFITTE, LA (WVUE) - A woman in Lafitte appears to have accidentally drowned, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
A police spokesman says around 9:30 a.m. officers were called to the 4400 block of Jean Lafitte Blvd for a reported drowning.
Officers discovered the body of 39-year-old Michela Hebert Noel of Lafitte.
Police say a neighbor discovered the body in the water in one of the boat slips at Cochiara's Marina.
Hebert was last seen Wednesday night around 11:30.
Hebert lives at the Marina and it appears she stumbled into the water and drowned.
Investigators learned Hebert had a history of abusing prescription drugs and alcohol.
At this time, it doesn't appear foul play was involved.
The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office will determine the exact cause of death.