The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place late Wednesday night, March 11, on Martin Luther King Drive.
Around 10:07 p.m., NPD officers responded to the 400 block of Martin Luther King Drive in reference to hearing gunshots in the area. While officers were responding, NPD received a phone call that an individual had been shot. Officers located Johneisha Murphy, b/f, 28, of Natchitoches suffering from several gunshot wounds. Murphy was pronounced deceased by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office as a result of her injuries.
The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.