AVONDALE, LA (WVUE) - Police are investigating the death of a woman found on the side of the road strangled to death.
According to Sheriff Newell Normand, a woman was found near a ditch on Nicolle Boulevard by a driver at about 8:40 a.m. The Jefferson Parish Coroners Officer conducted an autopsy and found that the woman died of asphyxia due to strangulation.
Sheriff Newell Normand reports, this morning, around 8:40 AM, our 911 Center was notified by a motorist driving on Nicolle Boulevard of a body lying alongside the road in 11000 block.
The victim is described as a white woman wearing blue jeans, a black shirt, black tennis shoes and black socks. A gray and black striped hoodie was lying next to the body.
Anyone with information in this investigation is asked to contact Detective Michael Patrick or CRIMESTOPPERS