Posted: Apr 9, 2013 8:33 AM by AP
Natchitoches Parish authorities are investigating the death of a man, whose body was found in a field.
Sheriff Victor Jones says a 911 call reported the body about 9:26 a.m. Sunday.
Jones tells The Town Talk a couple traveling on Old River Road, north of Natchez, reported seeing what appeared to be a body in a field off the road.
The sheriff said the male victim was pronounced him dead at the scene. The man's name has not been released.
Jones says an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
He says the death is being handled as a homicide case.