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NEWORLEANS- The burned body of a woman was found in a secluded area of Michoud Blvd. near I-10 Monday afternooon.

Police determined that the victim, who has not been identified, had been shot twice in the body.

According to police, construction workers doing excavation work in the area stumbled across the body around 4 p.m. and called police.

It is believed that the woman's body had been in the shrubbery for at least a day.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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