NOPD investigating suicide on CCC near Tchoup exit

New Orleans Police are investigating a suicide on the Crescent City Connection near the Tchoupitoulas exit.

The right lane of eastbound traffic remains closed as of 8:30 a.m. while police continue to investigate the situation where a car was found abandoned.

Traffic is stop and go with delays stretching as far as Lafayette Street. 

Early Wednesday, numerous reports of an individual slumped over the guardrail of EB CCC began coming in. Police later confirmed the situation to be a suicide. 

Total Traffic tweeted details about the situation saying an empty holster was found in the abandoned car.

 

This is a developing story.

See the traffic map: wwltv.com/traffic

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