NOPD investigates a fatality in a car fire

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One body was found inside a burning car Sunday evening on the corner of Lourdes Street and Savoie Court in New Orleans.

According to the Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal tweet, Officials investigated a car fire with a body found inside in the Michoud neighborhood after receiving an anonymous call at approximately 12:18 p.m.

NOPD ruled the death “unclassified”.

According to NOPD, “unclassified death” investigations are launched due to an indetermination of what the actual cause of death is.

For example, whether foul play was involved.

No further details are available at this time, including the identity or age of the person found inside the car. 

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