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Suspect Arrested for Homicide on Ursulines Avenue

by Officer Juan D Barnes Sr

March 3, 2019

Categories: On Duty

Topics: First District, Good Police Work, Homicide

Suspect Arrested for Homicide on Ursulines Avenue

The NOPD VOWS Unit arrested Megen Hall (DOB: 09/17/93) for second-degree murder regarding the below incident. 

Hall surrendered to officers today with her attorney present in the2800 block of Perdido Street.

On February 28, 2019, just before noon, NOPD First District officers responded to a call of an unclassified death in the 1300 block of Ursulines Avenue. Upon arrival, officers learned that staff at the location discovered an unknown white male subject lying in a bed and unresponsive. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Upon further investigation, the incident was reclassified as a homicide by cutting. Hall was initially sought as a person of interest for questioning in this investigation. However, as the investigation had progressed, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives positively identified Hall as the perpetrator in this incident.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Hall on a charge of second-degree murder.

Homicide Detective Patrick Guidry is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.  

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