- Associated Press - Monday, July 21, 2014

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - A Donaldsonville man has been arrested shortly after his wife was discovered shot to death at their home.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Tony Bacala says deputies found 27-year-old Shella “Shay” Howard, around mid-morning Monday at her home in Donaldsonville.

The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1nvhuSI ) the victim’s husband, 31-year-old Jarvis Howard, was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on one count of second-degree murder. Bond has not been set. It was unknown if he has an attorney.

The sheriff’s office says the case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 225-621-4636 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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