Orleans sheriff's lieutenant found deceased at NOPD gym

Published: Mar. 8, 2017 at 2:36 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office lost one of its own Tuesday.

The Sheriff's Office said Lt. Fred Austin, who was assigned to the Force Investigative Team of the Investigative Services Bureau, died Tuesday afternoon.

Austin, a former New Orleans police officer who had been with the Sheriff's Office since February 2015, was found dead inside the gym at New Orleans Police Department headquarters. There was no word on the cause of death.

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