NEW ORLEANS (WDSU) – A New Orleans family is searching for answers after their loved one died under mysterious circumstances in Mexico over the weekend.Cortez Hall was a social studies teacher at KIPP Morial School in New Orleans.“My son was a joyous child,” said Ceola Hall, Hall’s mother. “He loved me, he loved his family.
He loved to make everyone laugh.”The students and teachers are heartbroken by the loss of their beloved teacher. Ceola said he was very close with her and his sisters.
They say they last spoke to him on Saturday after he traveled to Mexico City with two friends.On Monday, Ceola received a call from the U.S.
Embassy that all three were found dead inside an Airbnb.His two friends were identified by their families as Jordan Marshall, 28, and Kandace Florence, 28, of Virginia.According to Ceola, the U.S.