The Islamic State militant group released a video Tuesday that it claimed shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
A woman was found shot to death inside her apartment Monday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Keyiona Chenevert, 18, of Bayou Vista.
She was discovered in her apartment on Three B's Lane.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said it received a 911 call around 2:15 p.m. about an "unresponsive subject" inside the apartment.
Detectives reported their initial investigation indicates the victim "died as a result of injuries consistent with gunshot wounds."
They did not say how many times the woman was shot.
There was no information released about a possible suspect.
SMPSO said the investigation is ongoing.
Call 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960 if you have any information to pass along to authorities about this case.
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