Suspect wanted after woman found burned to death inside home

4 years 10 months 2 days ago Tuesday, November 27 2018 Nov 27, 2018 November 27, 2018 5:42 AM November 27, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: WWL-TV

NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are looking for a man wanted for arson after a 60-year-old woman was found burned to death in her home last week, WWL-TV reports.

The fire was reported Friday night at a home on Corrine Street. At the scene, firefighters found the woman next to a chair with burns on 90 percent of her body. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are now looking for 39-year-old Erik Beasley for his involvement in the incident. Beasley is wanted for second-degree murder and aggravated arson.

He is described as being 6'1" and over 250 pounds. Beasley has a fleur-de-lis tattoo under his left eye and several gold teeth, police say.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call authorities.

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