NOPD officer dies after collapsing on Bourbon Street

A New Orleans police officer died while working on Bourbon Street, overnight Saturday.

Police say that officer Bryan Bordes, 43, became ill while on duty.

He later collapsed and passed away while en route to receiving treatment.

According to police, officer Bordes joined the NOPD in August 1997 and has been assigned to the department’s 8th District since February 2006.

An autopsy will be performed at the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office to determine the exact cause of death.

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