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.