Apparent murder-suicide leaves 2 dead in Terrebonne Parish

Ronald Johnson | Photo Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office

SCHRIEVER, La. (AP) - Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Terrebonne Parish.

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said Ronald Johnson, 36, admitted to relatives that he killed Jada Keller, 32, on Monday at a trailer park in Schriever where he and Keller lived.

The Courier reported shortly after authorities arrived and secured the scene, that Johnson drove up and parked.

As officers approached the car, authorities said Johnson pulled a handgun and he shot himself in the head in front of family members and other witnesses.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Keller, who suffered severe trauma to her head, face and other body parts, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple leaves behind four children.

The incident remains under investigation.

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