Brandy Myles Biography
Brandy Myles, 36, faces a count of second-degree murder in the killing of Poul Hansen, 44, who was found dead early Saturday in the 4200 blocks of America Street. He had been shot in the head.
woman with a history of prostitution- and drug-related arrests has been jailed in the fatal shooting of a Danish tourist in New Orleans East last week, authorities said Thursday.
Hansen was in New Orleans as part of a motorcycle tour of the U.S. with fellow riders from Denmark. The group was staying at a Super 8 motel on Chef Menteur Highway, an off-the-beaten-path location for most tourists, but close to scenic routes along the coast as well as Interstate 10.
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Hansen’s body was found a few blocks from the motel.
According to a law enforcement source, New Orleans police used footage from a surveillance camera to link a car spotted near Hansen’s body to Myles.
Brandy Myles Arrested
Authorities tracked Myles to her apartment in Gretna, where Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies took her into custody on counts that included illegally possessing heroin, drug paraphernalia and pharmaceuticals, Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jason Rivarde said.
New Orleans police questioned Myles at that point, and she told them she met Hansen on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter late Friday or early Saturday, the source said.
NOPD did not elaborate on how detectives determined Myles was a suspect in the case.
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Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Eric Illarmo at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.