Decomposed Body Found In Abandoned Building

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The NOPD is investigating a badly decomposed body that was discovered inside of an abandoned building in the 2600 block of South Claiborne Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

Police say the body had been there a significant amount of time and was in the advanced stages of decomposition.  But police say there was no visible sign of trauma or foul play.

The New Orleans Coroner’s Office will try to determine the cause of death.