Police: Woman from Hammond killed in Tangi then burned in Orleans
HAMMOND- The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is set to take the lead on a homicide investigation after authorities in New Orleans determined a woman was shot in Tangipahoa before being burned in her car in Orleans.
Kimberly Bowman, 32, was found dead about three weeks ago.
Monday, the NOPD said it turned over the homicide investigation to authorities in Tangipahoa. Detectives said it was determined she was killed somewhere in Tangipahoa and then later left in her burning car on Desire Parkway near where I-10 and I-610 meet northeast of the French Quarter.
Bowman's sister recently discussed her frustration with the mystery surrounding Kimberly's disappearance.
"Justice has got to be served. I'm not giving up until I find out what happened to my sister," Kellie Bowman said in an interview last week.
Tangipahoa deputies did not immediately return a request for a comment related to this story.
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