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71-year-old NOLA man dies at highway junction in St. Tammany Parish
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Thomas Perumean
January 29, 2020 - 9:22 am
71-year-old NOLA man dies at highway junction
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LARISA SHPINEVA
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June 05, 2019 - 12:39 pm
There are no known cases of anyone - anywhere in the world – dying from a marijuana overdose. Literally, zero cases. But the coroner of St. John The Baptist Parish in Louisiana is saying that a 39-year-old woman died from a marijuana overdose. If this is true – this would be the first case of its...
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January 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
(AP) _ Officials in Louisiana say an 84-year-old man has died from hypothermia and that his wife was hospitalized because her body temperature had dropped to troubling levels. Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres tells The Advocate that deputies found Paul Maker around 11 a.m. Wednesday after...
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Jim Hanzo
November 26, 2017 - 11:30 am
The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of an adult male Sunday morning. Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting around 7:26 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Rocheblave Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male in his mid-20s...
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Jim Hanzo
October 27, 2017 - 10:23 am
The NOPD Homicide Unit is investigating a double homicide that claimed the life of an adult male and female victim. Cops in the Fifth District responded to a call of a shooting Thursday night around 8:12 p.m. in the 900 block of Deslonde Street. When police arrived they discovered the two victims...
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Jim Hanzo
September 14, 2017 - 3:56 pm
The Baton Rouge coroner's office says they are investigating a death that occurred after a young man was taken from a fraternity house on LSU's campus Thursday afternoon. East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark says 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver passed away at a hospital after he was transported there...
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Jim Hanzo
September 13, 2017 - 10:02 am
St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston says the death of the wife of a Northshore fire chief is a homicide, but the sheriff's office says it's investigation "does not necessarily support" that finding. Nanette Krentel's body was found in the rubble after a fire destroyed her home north of...
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Jim Hanzo
August 22, 2017 - 12:47 pm
Jefferson Parish authorities report the woman who was rescued in last night's fire on Hampton Drive in Harvey was pronounced dead at West Jefferson Medical Center. She has been identified as 47-year-old, Dianne Casas. An autopsy will be conducted by the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office to...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:04 am
Two bodies have been discovered in a Covington-area trailer, this morning. The Coroner's Office told WWL-TV that autopsies will be done to determine the cause of death. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating.
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May 01, 2017 - 9:07 am
(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...
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