UPDATE 4:18 p.m. A woman found dead in a New Iberia home has been identified as 29-year-old Sheena Marie Good. According to our news partners at KATC, Iberia Parish Coroner Dr. Carl Ditch said a preliminary autopsy shows she was killed by blunt force trauma to her head and neck.


NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a teenager accused in the death of a woman whose body was discovered inside a home in New Iberia.

The sheriff's office said the 17-year-old boy, of New Iberia, was arrested Friday on a charge of first-degree murder. He is being held in the Iberia Parish Jail. It was not immediately known if he has an attorney.

Sheriff Louis Ackal says his detectives, acting on information they received, were able to link the teenager to the alleged homicide. Further details were not released. The investigation is ongoing.

The 29-year-old victim was found in a residence Thursday afternoon and pronounced dead by the parish coroner's office. Her name has not been released.