[StBernard] Sources: Man found dead inside vehicle St. Bernard sheriff's son
westley at da-parish.com
Mon Sep 5 18:02:49 EDT 2016
Sources: Man found dead inside vehicle St. Bernard sheriff's son
WWLTV.com , WWL 3:17 PM. CDT September 05, 2016
NEW ORLEANS - A man found slumped over and unresponsive in a vehicle Monday
morning in the Upper 9th Ward is believed to be Justin Pohlmann, the son of
St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann, according to sources.
Officers found a syringe in his possession, and EMS pronounced the him dead
at the scene. The Orleans Parish Coroner will investigate and determine the
cause of death. He was found in the 2500 block Piety Street, according to
Justin Pohlmann, who is believed to be 31, had an ongoing addiction problem,
acknowledged by his father, when he was arrested for burglary in 2013 in St.
Steve Cannizaro, a Sheriff's Office spokesman, declined to comment Monday,
saying only that the sheriff was with family and would not immediately
comment on the matter.
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