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Just after midnight Tuesday morning, October 15, 2019, the Lake Charles Police Department was assigned to the 1900 block of Tousand Street regarding a domestic disturbance.

It was learned that Robbie Gayle Vital, 38, of Lake Charles, sustained injuries requiring transportation to a local hospital for treatment.

Jewel Humphrey, 30, of Lake Charles was placed under arrest and charged with attempted 2nd Degree Murder.

The following day Ms. Vital died from the injuries she had sustained the day before and the charges against Humphrey have been upgraded to 2nd degree murder and domestic abuse child endangerment.

Bond has been set at $1.45 million.

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