State Fire Marshal: Body found inside burned vehicle in Michoud

Updated: Jun. 3, 2018 at 4:44 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Fire Marshal deputies, the New Orleans Police Department and New Orleans Fire Department are investigating a body found inside of a burned vehicle.

The NOFD and the NOPD responded to a vehicle fire near the intersection of Lourdes Street and Savoie Street, Sunday at 12:18 p.m.

After the fire was extinguished, a body was found inside.

Police say that the body has been turned over to the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office, where an autopsy will be performed.

The NOPD, NOFD and State Fire Marshal's Office continues to investigate

Details are limited at this time. We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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