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Man charged in killing of 61-year-old woman on Royal Street

Jeremiah Mark is facing a manslaughter charge after police say he punched Margaret Street with...
Jeremiah Mark is facing a manslaughter charge after police say he punched Margaret Street with a closed fist, eventually killing her.(NOPD)
Updated: Apr. 27, 2021 at 12:35 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police have arrested a man accused of striking a 61-year-old woman and killing her.

According to the New Orleans Police, Jeremiah Mark, 23, struck a woman with a closed fist in the 100 block of Royal Street on April 19.

The woman, identified as Margaret Street, 61, was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries the next day.

Mark surrendered to police on April 22 and reportedly confirmed his involvement in the altercation.

Mark has been booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on one charge of manslaughter.

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