26-year-old woman fatally stabbed in the Bywater


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department reported a homicide in the Bywater during the early morning hours on Tuesday.

According to the report, Fifth District officers found a 26-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds in the 700 block of Lesseps Street. The woman was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Officers are seeking assistance in locating the subject in connection with the homicide.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the pictured subject is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. James Fyfe at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

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