Man found murdered in New Orleans East apartment

New Orleans homicide detectives are investigating a incident that left a 52-year-old man dead. Police were called to the 5100 block of Bayouview Court in New Orleans East at 8:10 p.m., Saturday. The name of the victim will be released once family members are notified.

According to police, responding officers arrived on scene to find the man's bloody body inside of an apartment. Detectives saw that a struggle took place inside the apartment. The coroner pronounced the man dead on the scene and determined that he was murdered. The coroner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

If you have any information that could help police, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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