The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office reports they have arrested a Cecilia man for stabbing a woman to death.

The Sheriff's Office got a call from someone in the 1000 block of Will Angelle road in Cecilia.

Deputies say 64-year-old John Howard Comeaux stabbed 63-year-old Pernella Roberts.

While the woman was taken to an area hospital, she didn't make it.

No other information about the incident has been revealed yet.

Deputies arrested and charged Comeaux with the following:

  • One count of second degree murder
  • One count of violating a protective order not related to this incident or this person