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Girl, 4, found dead in New Orleans Central Business District; coroner cites blunt force trauma | Crime/Police

A 4-year-old girl was found dead of blunt force injuries in New Orleans’ Central Business District, authorities said Tuesday.

The Orleans Parish coroner’s office identified the child as Jo’nyri Hawkins and said she died in the 500 block of Canal Street on Saturday. Police didn’t immediately name any suspects or release additional details other than to say homicide and child abuse detectives are investigating. Public records show police encountered the girl while responding to a report of an unclassified death in the 500 block of Canal on Saturday at about 5:20 a.m.

Two victims scatter after gunfire erupts in 100 block of Camp Street

Attempts to contact Hawkins’ parents Tuesday were unsuccessful.

She was by far the youngest of three people reported killed Saturday in New Orleans. Eddie Profit, 23, was fatally shot at the intersection of Hayne Boulevard and Jahncke Road in the Little Woods section of New Orleans

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Pakistan rejects visa to Indian diplomat, cites seniority

The Pakistan Foreign Office on Sunday rejected the appointment of Indian diplomat Jayant Khobragade as charge d’affaires in Islamabad by denying him visa.

He was to replace the current Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia.

Pakistan contended that if the mission has been downsized to half the strength then why is India trying to send such a senior official.

Jayant Khobragade, who served as a counsellor in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad some years ago, has also held assignments in Russia, Kazakhstan and Spain, and was ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic between 2013 and 2017.

India has said it can send whoever it wishes to in any Indian mission.

Khobragade was proposed for the position in June when India had scaled down diplomatic ties with Pakistan, seeking to reduce mission strength by 50 per cent.

The Indian side said it’s not for Pakistan to dictate the

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