Jo’nyri Hawkins, a 4-year-old girl, was found dead of blunt force injuries in New Orleans’ Central Business District.
As per the records, The Orleans Parish coroner’s office found the little girl’s body in the 500 block of Canal Street on Saturday. Authorities encountered the girl while responding to a report of an unclassified death in the 500 block of Canal on Saturday at about 5:20 a.m.
Three people were reported killed Saturday in New Orleans and Hawkins was the youngest among all. Deputies said, Eddie Profit, 23, was fatally shot at the intersection of Hayne Boulevard and Jahncke Road in the Little Woods section of New Orleans East about 5:50 a.m. Lester Jones, 19, was shot and killed about 9:50 p.m. in the 3400 block of Second Street in Central City.
Reports say the name of any suspects was not released immediately after the incident. Deputies described the fatal incident as a homicide and child abuse detectives are investigating. Pu other than to say homicide and child abuse detectives are investigating.