Detectives are on the scene of a homicide in Thibodaux that is the first murder in Lafourche Parish this year, according to a Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.

The Sheriff’s Office received three calls Wednesday morning just after 4:30 a.m. reporting that a black woman was lying on the side of the road at Talbot and Waverly Road, the release says.

The woman was dead when detectives arrived, the release says.

The victim has not been positively identified.

The cause of death is unknown and there is no motive or suspects yet, according to the release.