Tags: Occupy | dead | Orleans | Vancouver

Man Found Dead in Occupy New Orleans Tent

Wednesday, 09 Nov 2011 04:58 PM

By Andra Varin

Authorities are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man found inside a tent at the Occupy New Orleans encampment.

The unidentified man’s body was discovered on Tuesday and he had been dead for at least two days, John Gagliano, chief investigator with the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, told The Times-Picayune.

Gagliano said the man had apparently been living in a tent at the Occupy New Orleans camp at Duncan Plaza, across from City Hall.

The cause of death was not immediately known. Gagliano said an autopsy would be conducted. "There are no obvious signs of trauma to the body," Gagliano said.

Last week, a young woman died after being found unresponsive in a tent at the Occupy Vancouver camp in Canada. Authorities said there was no sign of foul play, but the cause of death had not been determined. A protest organizer said there was speculation that the woman had suffered a drug overdose.

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Google Clears Translator Tool of Slugs Against Gays

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 11:21 AM

Internet search engine giant Google came under fire from the gay community for its translator tool's inclusion of insult . . .

Politico: Mike Huckabee Shocked By 'Trashy' Fox News Women

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 10:51 AM

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee who, until recently, hosted a program on Fox News, said he experienced culture shock  . . .

Report: FBI Probing Online Bomb Threats Against US Airlines

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 10:32 AM

The FBI is investigating a series of terror bomb threats against U.S. airlines since the weekend, including a fourth Twi . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved