NOPD investigating fatal stabbing in the Treme

Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 10:11 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today in the 1100 block of Marais Street, authorities say.

At about 5:30 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of a stabbing at the location. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim inside of a residence and having sustained a stab wound. The victim was declared deceased at the scene, an NOPD spokesperson confirms.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify those responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No additional details are available at this time.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Nicole Alcala is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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