Police: LSU students were after inheritance in attempted murder - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Police: LSU students were after inheritance in attempted murder

Nicole Boover (Source: EBRSO) Nicole Boover (Source: EBRSO)
Nathan Yuhas (Source: EBRSO) Nathan Yuhas (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A 19-year-old allegedly offered an 18-year-old $50,000 to help kill her mother so she could inherit money.

LSU student Nicole Lea Boover, 19, of New Orleans, was arrested for attempted first degree murder. Her step father told police she fired several shots at her mother early Monday morning while at their home in New Orleans. Her step father told police Boover left the residence and went back to the LSU campus with an unidentified male. 

NOPD confirmed the incident and issued an arrest warrant for Boover. In police documents, it states that Boover's mother heard a knock on the door. When she went to open the door, she saw her daughter standing there with a silver handgun. The mother immediately shut the door, but the documents say Nicole fired three shots into the door before running away. The mother was not injured.

LSUPD officers found Nicole's vehicle on South Campus Drive, with the male inside. Officers were able to find Nicole a short time later in her on-campus residence.

NOPD officers, along with LSU officers executed a search warrant on the vehicle and her residence. Officers found marijuana in both places. LSU PD also charged Boover with simple possession of marijuana.

The male inside Boover's vehicle has been identified as Nathan Andrew Yuhas, also an LSU student. Yuhas is from Conshohoken, PA. He was arrested on the LSU campus around 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 for principal to attempted 1st degree murder.

In Yuhas' statement to police, it was learned that Boover asked him to go to New Orleans with her on a plan to murder her parents. She told Yuhas the motive was to get the inheritance and his cut would be $50,000. Yuhas admitted to police he was with Boover when she purchased gloves, duct tape and "Scream" masks. Yuhas told police they were going to leave the state and if they were stopped by police they would be vague with their answers and not admit what happened.

Boover was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison then transferred to the New Orleans Police Department. Yuhas was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison as a fugitive from New Orleans.

NOPD's investigation is still ongoing.

Copyright 2012 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Slight cool down arrives this weekend, warm and humid until then

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Slight cool down arrives this weekend, warm and humid until then

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:49:03 GMT
    Cold front slowly moving toward SWLACold front slowly moving toward SWLA

    No major changes are expected with the forecast for the next few days.  And that means the heat and humidity will remain in place along with a slight chance of rain.  A cold front will arrive later this week and should bring a slight drop in humidity just in time for the weekend.  Temperatures will be warm and humid overnight into Wednesday morning with lows ranging from the mid 60s north of I-10 to the mid 70s at the coast.

    More >>

    No major changes are expected with the forecast for the next few days.  And that means the heat and humidity will remain in place along with a slight chance of rain.  A cold front will arrive later this week and should bring a slight drop in humidity just in time for the weekend.  Temperatures will be warm and humid overnight into Wednesday morning with lows ranging from the mid 60s north of I-10 to the mid 70s at the coast.

    More >>
  • LIVE UPDATES: Defense rests in Stacy Johnson's first-degree murder trial

    LIVE UPDATES: Defense rests in Stacy Johnson's first-degree murder trial

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-09-26 17:38:02 GMT
    Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Stacy Johnson Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)
    The defense has rested in Stacy Johnson's first-degree murder trial. Johnson is accused of murdering Robert Colston Sr.  Johnson was 16 at the time the 79-year-old Colston died. When court resumes at 1 p.m., the court is expected to discuss with the defendant whether he understands his right to testify. KPLC's Theresa Schmidt is in the courtroom. Follow her HERE. A juvenile relative of Stacy Johnson took the stand today as the defense put on its case. The witness dispute...More >>
    The defense has rested in Stacy Johnson's first-degree murder trial. Johnson is accused of murdering Robert Colston Sr.  Johnson was 16 at the time the 79-year-old Colston died. When court resumes at 1 p.m., the court is expected to discuss with the defendant whether he understands his right to testify. KPLC's Theresa Schmidt is in the courtroom. Follow her HERE. A juvenile relative of Stacy Johnson took the stand today as the defense put on its case. The witness dispute...More >>
  • BREAKING

    Authorities say couple arrested after malnourished 5-year-old girl brought to hospital with lacerated kidney, bruises and sores

    Authorities say couple arrested after malnourished 5-year-old girl brought to hospital with lacerated kidney, bruises and sores

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-09-26 16:44:05 GMT
    (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)(Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
    A Vinton couple is under arrest after a malnourished child brought to a hospital was found to have a lacerated kidney and several sores, bruises and rashes, authorities said. Detectives found the home in which the 5-year-old girl lived to be unkempt, with animal urine and feces throughout the residence, said Cmdr. James McGee, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman. Three other children were living in the home - a 9-year-old, a 7-year-old and a 3-year-old. The ch...More >>
    A Vinton couple is under arrest after a malnourished child brought to a hospital was found to have a lacerated kidney and several sores, bruises and rashes, authorities said. Detectives found the home in which the 5-year-old girl lived to be unkempt, with animal urine and feces throughout the residence, said Cmdr. James McGee, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman. Three other children were living in the home - a 9-year-old, a 7-year-old and a 3-year-old. The ch...More >>
Powered by Frankly