Body found in storm drain on dead-end street in New Orleans

May 01, 2017 - 9:07 am
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(AP) _ New Orleans police are investigating after a body was discovered in a storm drain.
 
 Police spokesman Juan Barnes said the body was found Sunday evening in the 7th Ward.
 
It's reported that the storm drain is in a desolate dead-end under Interstate 10, near two stripped and abandoned cars.
 
 Sewerage & Water Board technicians and firefighters fought termites as they dug out the drain and dropped down a ladder to retrieve the body.
 
 Barnes said the coroner's office plans an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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