Body found in Acadia Parish

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

ACADIA PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A badly decomposed body was discovered in Acadia Parish on Thursday night at an oil well site located off Hawks Road near Robert's Cove.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, his office was notified shortly after 6 p.m. that the body had been found by a juvenile riding a four-wheeler on a road leading to an oil well site.

Investigators at the scene advised that the Acadia Parish Coroner's Office confirmed that the body was that of a male subject whose age and race are unknown.

The victim's body is being sent to the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office.

Authorities said although the cause of death is unknown, the investigation is being treated as a homicide awaiting an autopsy and cause of death.

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