Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on Martin Luther King Drive



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.

To report suspicious activity or an emergency contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Rudy Glass at (318) 357-3858.  Remember all information given shall remain confidential. 


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