2 dead in murder-suicide at Bossier City apartment complex

2 dead in murder-suicide at Bossier City apartment complex

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide Monday night at an apartment complex in Bossier City. It happened around 7:30 p.m. at 1702 East Texas Street.

Upon arrival, officers located two unresponsive people inside of an apartment. According to EMS personnel, both the man and woman were deceased.

The man has been identified as 60-year-old Chester Wayne Powell, of 220 Gray Street, Belcher, LA. The woman has been identified as 22-year-old Cheyenne Neal, of 1702 E. Texas Street, Apt. 210, Bossier City, LA.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit say evidence indicates that Powell shot Neal before turning the gun on himself.

This case remains under investigation at this time.

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