By: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: Victim is identified as Leah Marie Carlos, 40. This shooting is being investigated as a homicide.


Original Release:

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the death of woman whose body was found in a residence on the 200 block of North Main Project Road in Schriever.

Col. Terry Daigre, Chief Criminal Deputy, said a call was received shortly before 5:50 p.m. Monday advising that workmen had discovered the body. “When deputies arrived they observed what appeared to be at least one gunshot wound,” Col. Daigre said. “An investigation is underway and more details will follow.”

A tentative identification was made, however, no name is being released prior to next of kin being notified. The Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information regarding this incident call (985) 876-2500 or Bayou Region Crimestoppers Bayou Region at (800) 743-7433. Calls can be made anonymously and anyone with information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a Cash Reward up to $1,000.00.