The Port Arthur News
The Nederland Police Department is investigating the death of the death of Patricia Dale Hebert, 67, whose body was discovered Sunday morning by neighbors who said they had gone to check on her.
Police responded to a call about 10:40 a.m. Sunday to 1515 N. 27th St. On arrival officers met with neighbors who stated they had gone to the residence to check on the victim when they found her deceased.
Officers located Hebert’s body on the kitchen floor with what appeared to be a laceration to the left side of her neck.
There was no forced entry in to the house, and the interior of the residence did not appear to have been burglarized.
No arrests have been made at this time.
The investigation is being conducted by the Nederland Police Department, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and The Jefferson County Crime Lab.
Justice of the Peace Marc Derouen is conducting an inquest and has ordered an autopsy.