METAIRIE, La. - The husband of Jefferson Parish councilwoman Cynthia Lee-Sheng died unexpectedly this weekend.
Stewart Sheng was 47 years of age. He died from left arterial blockage.
"Sunday morning my loving husband of over 15 years, Stewart Sheng, suddenly and unexpectedly died from a left arterial heart blockage," said Sheng in a statement. "Thank you to everyone who has offered their thoughts, support and prayers to me and my family through this extremely difficult time. In lieu of flowers my family and I ask that you support the St. Jude Children's Hospital."
Stewart Sheng was an insurance agent. The couple has two children.