Officials: Woman found tied up, shot to death inside Zachary home
UPDATE: Three arrests have been made in the deadly home invasion, including a man who formerly worked on the couple's property. Read the full story here.
ZACHARY - Authorities are investigating a woman who was found murdered inside her home on Brian Road Thursday night.
Officials were dispatched around 8:30 p.m. to Brian Road just off Old Scenic Highway, north of Pride Port Hudson Road in Zachary.
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux told WBRZ the scene appeared to be a home invasion, as there was evidence of forced entry on the front porch. The victim's husband, Art Schultz, told authorities he came home from a funeral and found his wife, 74-year-old Frances Jane Schultz, tied up, dead inside their home.
WBRZ spoke with the victim's husband on Friday. He described his wife as a well-mannered, very giving person.
"This is an evil world we live in," Art Schultz said. "You don't know how people think."
According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office, Schultz died from multiple gunshot wounds.
The sheriff's office is working the case with the Zachary Police Department. They have not released any information on a potential suspect at this time.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Residents along the Amite River have been dealing with flooded roads since...
Local restaurants struggling to hire employees as business increases
COAST GUARD: Two more unresponsive crew members recovered from capsized lift boat...
Woman's missing unemployment benefits may have gone to wrong bank account
Second body recovered miles from lift boat as Coast Guard continues search...
Southern Wins Third Straight Bayou Classic
White squad edges Purple in LSU Spring game
'We have a plan': Coach O quiet on how Title IX scandal...
Southeastern regains sole possession of first place in Southland standings with win...
Max Johnson in the mix for LSU starting quarterback job