St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has identified the victim of an apparent homicide near Slidell this morning as Misty Laizer, 43.From the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office
Laizer was shot at her home, west of Slidell, by her fiancee's teenage son, according to the Sheriff's Office, which is investigating the matter.
Preston will evaluate autopsy results and other data and rule on cause and manner of death later.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a 14-year-old Slidell-area boy Monday (September 21) morning after he shot his dad’s fiancée.
Shortly after 6:30 a.m. Monday the juvenile called 911 to report his dad’s live-in fiancée had been shot.
Deputies responded to a residence in the 2200 block of Pelican Street and located the female deceased with a gunshot wound. The body has been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.
The juvenile admitted to shooting the woman over a dispute. He was arrested for one count of L.R.S. 14:30.1 Second-Degree Murder and will be booked into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center.
“Unfortunately this is another domestic related homicide,” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “Our prayers go out to the family affect by this tragedy.”