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Coroner: Woman found dead in trunk of burned vehicle died of gunshot wound

The body of Lindsay Nichols, 31, was found around 7 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Lake Forest and Michoud Boulevard in New Orleans East (Source: Google Maps). The body of Lindsay Nichols, 31, was found around 7 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Lake Forest and Michoud Boulevard in New Orleans East (Source: Google Maps).
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A woman found dead in the trunk of a burned-out vehicle in New Orleans East died of a gunshot wound, according to Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse.

The body of Lindsay Nichols, 31, was found around 7 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Lake Forest and Michoud Boulevard in New Orleans East.

Firefighters were initially dispatched to a car fire, but officials soon found a body in the trunk of the charred vehicle.

Little information is known at this time. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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