Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit have arrested a 14-year old male for the murder of 91-year old Ludella Scott.
The juvenile suspect was taken into custody overnight after detectives obtained information linking him to the crime. An investigation found the juvenile stabbed Scott to death and robbed her of money late Wednesday night inside her residence in the 1300 block of North Hamilton Circle.
He was arrested on a charge of first degree murder and transferred to the Wade Juvenile Detention Center.
The Bossier City police detectives have determined the death of an elderly woman whose body was discovered inside her home Thursday was the result of a homicide.
Detectives say preliminary autopsy results show 91-year old Ludella Scott died from being stabbed. A relative found her unresponsive inside her residence in the 1300 block of North Hamilton Circle Thursday at approximately 12:15 p.m.
No arrests have been made at this time.
Bossier Crime Stoppers is offering a $1000 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest in this case. Persons can call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. They can also submit a tip via the Bossier Crime Stoppers website – bossiercrimestoppers.org.
Persons who contact Bossier Crime Stoppers are reminded they may remain totally anonymous.