Victim identified in Pearl River explosion
PEARL RIVER- The victim of an explosion Sunday evening near Pearl River has been identified.
Authorities in St. Tammany Parish say 19 year-old Thomas James Rinkus Jr. was killed when a homemade explosive device detonated unexpectedly.
They say Rinkus and a 17 year-old, who was injured, were at a home near Pearl River, when the device exploded.
Rinkus' death appears to be accidental.
The injured teen's name was not released.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
North Carolina police release dash cam shooting footage (Warning: Graphic Video)
North Carolina police release shooting footage (Graphic video warning)
West BR to implement traffic flow measures on LA 1 starting Monday
Man claims his severe losses came from contractor, not flood
Local teen prepares for 9th open heart surgery