UPDATE: Jeffrey Doise was indicted for 2nd degree murder of his aunt, Susan Doise, on September 30th.
On Thursday, September 30, 2011 police, at approximately 6:23 a.m., the Lake Charles Police Department were called to a home on Jefferson Drive.
Once police arrived at the house they found 40-year-old Susan Doise dead in a bathroom. She had apparently been shot.
The investigation focused on her 17-year-old nephew, Jeffrey Doise, who had been living at the home. He was missing, and so was the victim's vehicle. The vehicle was later found by the Calcasieu Sheriff's Deputies in the area of Corbina and Gautier roads.
Shortly after, Doise was found hiding in a shed behind the house. Investigators believe the murder happened last night, with a young child at home the whole time.
"The very sad thing is that we believe the 4-year-old who was discovered this morning by Officer Fontenot, was probably in that house, with his dead mother, from approximately 8:30 p.m. last night until 6:30 a.m. this morning," Chief Don Dixon said.
Jeffrey Doise is in jail at the Calcasieu Correctional Center charged with 2nd degree murder.