ALBANY — A woman shot and killed her husband before taking the life of an eight-year-old boy who lived with them in an apparent murder-suicide on Monday morning, Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard confirmed.

Jenny Williamson, 49, is believed to have killed her husband, Steven Williamson, 49, and the young boy late Friday or early Saturday (June 28-29), according to early findings in the investigation, Sheriff Ard stated.

“This is not the type of scene you want to see,” Ard said Monday afternoon. “We are still in the process of processing this crime scene. We don’t have any background on a domestic issue in this house—not saying there’s not one—but we don’t have anything that actually points to that. So we’re trying to find what we can through whatever evidence we have collected so far.”

A family member, unable to contact the couple, went to their home on W. Bates Rd. in Hammond on Monday morning and discovered the gruesome crime scene, Ard said. The house is located south of I-12 and off Hwy. 43, in a section of Hammond that lies in Livingston Parish near Albany.

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