New Orleans Teen Found Dead on Interstate

The body of missing 16-year-old, New Orleans resident, Kaylan Ward was found on Interstate 10, reports WGNO news.

While the teen’s death is under investigation, the primary cause is said to be multiple blunt force trauma.

Emotions soared high during Ward’s vigil, which brought 200 teens together in mourning. And though it’s heartbreaking for anyone to lose their life in such drastic measures, Kaylan’s mother, who admits to having pain in her heart, had an awakening message for all youth.

Watch the coverage below.

Fox 2 also reports that 19-year-old Jasilas Wright’s body was found alongside the same interstate, Wednesday.

Police are investigating both cases to see if there is any connection.