Fox8Live, By Kimberly Curth

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The FBI is now involved in the murder investigation of a New Orleans man at the center of a Federal investigation. Someone killed Cornelius Garrison just days after the Feds indicted him in a sprawling probe involving staged tractor-trailer accidents.

The FBI confirms to Fox 8, “FBI New Orleans has been in contact with New Orleans Police Department regarding the homicide of Cornelius Garrison as this is an ongoing investigation, we have no further comment at this time.”

We also spoke with Garrison’s Federal public defender, Claude Kelly, who calls the timing of Garrison’s murder, “awfully suspicious.”

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