Arrest Made in Marigny Fatal Hit & Run Accident

The NOPD has a suspect behind bars in a deadly hit and run accident in the Marigny. They say 29-year-old Michael Brown, Junior is responsible for the death of 24 year old Andrew Laplante.

The accident happened near the corner of St. Claude Avenue and Music Street early Friday morning. According to police, Brown claims he thought he hit a dog and circled the block but didn`t see anything.

He’s booked with manslaughter, hit and run and obstruction of justice.