Former Kentucky Resident Murdered In New Orleans

By Marie Luby | 

A former Kentucky resident, working to help rebuild New Orleans, ends up a crime victim.

Tony White was murdered in New Orleans, the city's 108th murder this year. Police say it appears it was a random carjacking.

White was on his way home from work at around two in the morning when the crime took place. He was found face down in the street, with a gunshot wound to the face.

Someone took off with his Jeep Liberty.

The white family is from Johnson County. Tony white was a contract manager there and helped build the Big Sandy Penitentiary in Martin County.

He moved to New Orleans to be a construction manager for the city as rebuilding continues after Hurricane Katrina.

His wife says she will not stay in New Orleans, but isn't sure where to go now.

We'll have much more tonight at 11 from family friends... who lived next door to White and his family while he was here in Kentucky.