Jul 20, 2014 6:10 PM by Cecilia Stevenson
Just after 11 a.m., the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call regarding an explosion and possible fatality.
When deputies arrived to an area behind Southside Park in St. Martinville they discovered individuals burning scrap material, and located the deceased victim who was identified as Clayton Charles, 56, St. Martinville.
Members of the St. Martin Parish Evangeline Volunteer Fire Department, along with officials from the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office, and Louisiana State Police, also responded to the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.
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