Body dumped in Harvey canal

Victim found with gunshot wounds

Thomas Perumean
February 09, 2020 - 11:17 am
Body found in Harvey canal

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Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has taken the lead in a homicide investigation involving the body of man found in a Harvey canal Saturday morning.  

The body was found around 10:30am.  Deputies located the body along the canal bank near Tallow Tree Lane near Pygmailion Drive.  

Officially, the body was in the city of Gretna.  But JPSO believe the crime was committed in unincorporated Jefferson Parish. 

Deputies responded to the scene on reports of a person suffering with gunshot wounds.  When they arrived the found the victim, dead.

The victim remains unidentifed at this time, pending a coroner's autopsy.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call JPSO Homicide or contact Crimestoppers

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