Murder madness in New Orleans just won't stop

By C.B. Forgotston

February 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

New Orleans has just recorded its 21st murder in the first 35 days of the year - and the third murder in one weekend.

One of the victims of a shooting earlier today (as I write this) in the 7th Ward just died (see story in italic type below).

The 21 murders do not include "justifiable homicides" and other violent deaths.

Suspect arrested in the death of a 2-year-old

A 21-year-old local man was arrested and booked with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a two-year-old, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Police said that on Saturday, February 3 a child with trauma to the body died at a hospital.

Police arrested the boyfriend of the child’s mother and booked him in the toddlers death.

More as it happens ...




View other articles written By C.B. Forgotston

featured merchant

Advanced Air
Advanced Air Advanced Air is state licensed and locally owned and operated. We provide prompt, courteous service and are available 24 hours for St. Charles and surrounding parishes. Call us day or night for all your a/c and heating needs!

Teen sentenced to 15 years for St. Rose murder
Teen sentenced to 15 years for St. Rose murder
- 3414 views
A New Orleans teen pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of 21-year-old St. Rose resident Richard Bailey.