New Orleans East arson fire claims life of elderly woman

Don Ames
November 24, 2018 - 10:18 am

The NOPD is assisting the Louisiana State Fire Marshal and the NOFD with the investigation of a Seventh District arson fire Friday night that resulted in a fatality.

A call reporting a fire in the 4700 block of Corinne Street was received shortly after 10:30 p.m.

After the fire was extinguished, the body of an unidentified, elderly female was discovered inside the location.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identity the victim and official cause of death.

An investigation is ongoing.

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