NEW ORLEANS – Today, District Attorney Jason Williams and the entire Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office (OPDA) recognize the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. Observed annually on September 25th, the purpose of this day is to remember and honor those who lost their lives to murder as well as their surviving family members.

“My thoughts and prayers continue to be with all victims and families impacted by homicide in our community. Each year, countless people lose their lives to senseless murders in New Orleans and across the world. The National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims keeps their legacy and memories alive, and the DA’s Office unequivocally stands in support,” said District Attorney Jason Williams. “Today, we remember and honor these victims and their families as we continue our relentless work to increase safety in New Orleans.”