BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office confirms that the manner of death for Janice David is homicide.

“David’s cause of death is pending final autopsy report results, but the preliminary is smoke inhalation 2nd to intentionally set fire,” according to the EBR Parish Coroner’s Office.

A friend is remembering Janice David days after the 34-year-old was found dead inside a vehicle.

The Baton Rouge Police Department provided details about the circumstances surrounding the death of Janice David after Earl Lee Johnson Jr.’s perp walk.

It could be several months before an autopsy report for Janice David is released to the public.