Officials: No foul play suspected after body not involved in cra - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Officials: No foul play suspected after body not involved in crash found at site of deadly wreck

Airline Highway at Pond Road in Sorrento (Source: WAFB) Airline Highway at Pond Road in Sorrento (Source: WAFB)
SORRENTO, LA (WAFB) -

Investigators said a body, which was found at the site of a deadly crash, was unrelated to the wreck.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said the man's body was found in a wooded area on US 61 (Airline Highway) at Pond Road in Sorrento, which is the same location as a crash that took the lives of three people.

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre with APSO, foul play is not suspected at this time.

He added more details will be released after the autopsy is complete and the family is notified.

RELATED: Troopers: 3 dead in Ascension Parish crash after car splits in half and lands in bayou

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