Homicide investigation temporarily shuts down highway in Louisiana

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Homicide investigation temporarily shuts down highway

MARRERO, La. (WDSU) – The NOPD is investigating after they say a woman was found shot dead in a crashed car on US 90 near Terry Parkway.

According to police, JPSO alerted the NOPD to a car crashed into the guardrail just before the parish line around 3:42 A.M.

Friday morning. Police say they found a woman around 21 years-old shot multiple times in the vehicle.

The preliminary investigation suggests she was shot before hitting the side guardrail.

Traffic was diverted to Gen. Degaulle until just before 6:00 A.M. while police investigated.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office is identifying the victim and determining cause of death.

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