Jefferson Parish investigators say a mother was stabbed to death in Grand Isle with her one-year-old son nearby.
Deputies say 34-year-old Jennifer Dozier of Chauvin was stabbed repeatedly by her boyfriend on the beach near Cypress Lane and LA 1. The stabbing happened around 10:30pm Saturday night.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office says 28-year-old Randy Paul Marcel of Chauvin was arrested. He is facing second degree murder charges. They say the two had been dating for about five years.
According to witnesses the two got into a verbal argument which led to the stabbing.
The state has taken custody of the one-year-old boy.