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Person of Interest Located in NOPD Homicide Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

April 6, 2020

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

Person of Interest Located in NOPD Homicide Investigation

UPDATE: Phillip Pleasant arrived at NOPD Headquarters on April 7, 2020 and provided a voluntary statement to detectives. Investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.


ORIGINAL: The NOPD is seeking to locate a subject identified as a person of interest for questioning in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on January 4, 2020 in the 1300 block of France Street.

Phillip Pleasant (pictured, DOB: 12-04-1984) is believed to have pertinent knowledge relevant to the investigation. Pleasant is not wanted for criminal charges in relation to this incident, but he is wanted for questioning.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Christopher Puccio at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.