NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – On May 6, the Orleans District Attorney’s Office announced charges against a man who killed and dismembered a New Orleans woman in January near 2000 block on Pauline Street.
Reports show that the Orleans District Attorney’s Office has secured the indictment against Benjamin Biel for the second-degree murder of Julia Dardar.
In addition, the grand jury of the Orleans Parish also accused Biel of obstructing justice in investigating a murder, setting up or running a secret drug lab, setting up or running a secret drug lab within 1,000 feet of a school, illegally carrying a gun with controlled dangerous substance, possession with the intention to spread methamphetamine, possession with the intention to spread psilocybin and simple attack.
Beal killed and dismembered Dardar, as well as hid her remains in a freezer according to NOPD.
District Attorney Jason Williams issued a statement saying:
“From day one, we have focused on prosecuting violent crime in New Orleans and holding accountable those who choose to wreak havoc on our communities. What Mrs Dardar has experienced is absolutely tragic and shocking. We will do everything in our power to ensure justice for her and her family. “