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Wilfred Bell

Father of 3 found lying on sidewalk

  • Last updated: September 21, 2022
  • New Orleans, LA
  • April 5, 2017

Overview of Wilfred Bell

Wilfred Bell was described by family and friends as funny and kind. A father of 3, Wilfred passed away too soon at age 37. He would become the city of New Orleans' 54th murder victim in 2017.

Around 3:30 am on Wednesday, 04/05/2017, authorities responded to a call in the Lower Ninth Ward about a man down near the intersections of Marais and Andry streets. Upon arrival, they found Wilfred Bell lying on the sidewalk. He suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are still looking for possible suspects and motives, and no arrests have been made. This case is still open.


  1. Date Found:April 5, 2017
  2. Date of Death:April 5, 2017
  3. Age at Incident:37
  4. Race:African-American / Black
  5. Gender:Male

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