NOPD Investigates homicide on St. Ann Street

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this morning in the 1700 block of St. Ann Street.

Shortly after 6 a.m. First District officers responded to a call of an unknown male down in the area. Upon arrival they found a deceased black male. When representatives of the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office arrived on the scene they discovered the victim had suffered a wound to the neck.

The Coroner will release the victim’s name and the official cause of death.

If you have any information about this incident please contact any detective with the NOPD Homicide Division at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.