Man on fire being investigated as homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 23, 2018

NOPD Investigates Third District Homicide

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NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a homicide in the Third District.

An unidentified male was discovered burning in the 4600 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

A passing motorist saw the victim on fire and called 911 at 11:34 a.m.

The victim died at the scene.

No further information is currently available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Third District at 504-658-6030 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.

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