The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating Edwin Roy Cottrell (DOB: 03/12/2000), who is believed to have valuable information regarding a fatal carjacking.
On November 27, 2018, Third District officers responded to a call reporting a carjacking in the 2400 block of Prentiss Avenue.
The perpetrator was allegedly fleeing in the stolen vehicle when he struck the victim, leaving her critically injured. The victim later died at a local hospital as a result of injuries.
Cottrell is not currently wanted for this incident. However, detectives would like to locate the subject for questioning regarding this investigation
Anyone with any additional details regarding Cottrell’s whereabouts is asked to contact Homicide detectives at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.