Body found in storm drain on dead-end street in New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating after a body was discovered in a storm drain.

Police spokesman Juan Barnes said the body was found Sunday evening in the 7th Ward. ' The Times-Picayune reported that the storm drain is in a desolate dead-end under Interstate 10, near two stripped and abandoned cars.

Sewerage & Water Board technicians and firefighters fought termites as they dug out the drain and dropped down a ladder to retrieve the body.

Barnes said the coroner's office plans an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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