The woman who drowned in Audubon Park had left her family behind in Massachusetts a year ago and suffered untreated mental illness, said the Orleans Parish Coroner. Meanwhile, the woman who was fatally shot last weekend on Jackson Avenue has yet to be identified, officials said.
There are not too many legislative initiatives that Congressman Cedric Richmond and all seven members of the City Council agree on, but the opportunity for the Office of the Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson to become more independent is one of them.
A man was robbed Tuesday afternoon on Nelson Street by an assailant with a revolver who fought with him for his money, New Orleans police said.
Detectives are looking for two people they believe broke into a Camp Street home overnight and stole a BMW from the driveway, and they are hoping surveillance video of the pair will lead to their identification.
A man with a gunshot wound Wednesday night on Pear Street in the Dixon neighborhood told investigators he was actually injured in a shooting in the Seventh Ward, New Orleans police said.
The woman whose body was found face down in the lagoon at Audubon Park on Monday likely died of drowning, and an examination of her body found no evidence of foul play, the Orleans Parish coroner said Wednesday.
A woman’s body was found Monday morning in the lagoon at Audubon Park, New Orleans police said.