A murder-suicide left family and friends of Lauri Bodin heartbroken and the fatal shooting in Youngsville rocked our community. Lauri Walters Bodin lived her life with abuse, violence, and previous threats of murder-suicide. On Thursday, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a home where they found Trent Bodin, 45, and Lauri Walters Bodin, 42, dead from gunshot wounds, according to KATC. Investigators determined that Trent Bodin killed his wife and then shot himself.

Lauri -Bodin GoFundMe

During the Saturday evening vigil for Lauri Bodin, not only did loved ones speak about Lauri, but they also raised awareness on domestic violence and the importance of getting help if you’re in that situation.

Friends and loved ones of Lauri Bodin have set up a GoFundMe account to help her children that she leaves behind. The GoFundMe page says, “Lauri Walters Bodin gained her angel wings on July 24, 2020. Lauri has 3 beautiful children who have unexpectedly lost their mother. We all know Lauri surrounded herself with many amazing people who want to help her children as they try to process this tragedy.  This account will help them with current and future expenses. If you are reading this please pray for McKenzie, Sean, and Ethan as they now face the days, months, and years without their beautiful mother who loved them more than anything.

If you would like to help, click here.