POSTED: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:45pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:49pm
ST. BERNARD PARISH, LA (NBC33) — Parts of a decomposed body were discovered this afternoon in St. Bernard Parish. Officials have released little details in the investigation; however, they did say a tip was provided.
A spokesperson for the New Orleans Police Department confirmed that an excavation was conducted after a tip was provided regarding a body being dumped in the area. They say “parts of a decomposed body” were found at roughly 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and that an autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.
Officials say no further information will be provided until the autopsy is completed.
We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.