Posted: Apr 10, 2010 6:21 PM by Rob Krieger
Updated: Apr 10, 2010 8:27 PM
Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies found Chad Weydert, 38, dead at his estranged girlfriends house late Friday afternoon in Holden. Investigators say his girlfriend, Sherry Mitchell, 46, shot him once in the chest with rifle before running to a neighbor's house.
Family members claim Mitchell and Weydert had a violent past.
"In the past she's stabbed him three or four times and shot him once," said step-daughter Nakesha Hendry, "I felt like a piece of my heart was ripped out, because he's my world."
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said they have responded to domestic disputes at the residence in the past, including a previous call for a possible shooting. The say the investigation is ongoing. Mitchell was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail on 2nd degree murder charges.