"When officers arrived they found a 20 year old female stabbed to death multiple times lying on the ground," Officer Garry Flot said in an email. "And (they) found a 45 year old female inside of an apartment dead with unknown type head trauma."
The call came in just after 3:00am.
It happened at 12151 N I-10 Service Road.
Here is the news release from NOPD:
A 20-year old woman was stabbed to death and a 45-year-old woman died from unknown type trauma to the head. The names of the women have not been released pending notification of family members. The incident took place at approximately 3:15 A.M., in the 12100 block of North I-10 Service Road.
Police received a call of a woman stabbed. When officers arrived they found the 20-year-old woman dead stabbed multiple times to the body lying on the ground of the parking area of an apartment complex and found the 45-year-old woman dead with unknown type head trauma inside of an apartment.
The Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct its autopsy to determine the exact cause of death of the women.
The Lead Homicide Detective in this case is Wayne DeLarge.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at www.crimestoppersgno.org.