TERRYTOWN, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies found a woman lying dead in a pool of blood after a neighbor called authorities because she could hear a baby crying in the victim's apartment.
The JPSO received a call around 11:30 a.m. Monday from a concerned neighbor. She said she knocked on the dead woman's door and there was no answer.
The apartment is located in the 2100 block of Empire Place in Terrytown.
Deputies arrived on scene and entered the apartment to find a Hispanic woman lying on the floor. She was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim's 4-year-old son was not harmed.
Witnesses said the woman had not been seen since Saturday.
Investigators do not have a motive or suspect for this homicide. The coroner will determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the investigations bureau at 504-364-5300.