Police: Body found on David Drive in Morgan City

Posted at 3:29 PM, May 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-22 16:29:56-04

Morgan City Police say they are investigating a body found Tuesday morning on David Drive. 

At 10:44 a.m., May 22, 2018, the Morgan City Police Department responded to the levee near David Drive in Morgan City after workers discovered what appeared to be a body. Officers say the body was found in the area of David Drive near Brashear Ave.

Morgan City Police Detectives and officers arrived and located the man who was dead. The area was secured and the St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the scene.

Officials say there were no apparent signs of foul play but an autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death and the person’s identity.

The Morgan City Police Department is continuing to investigate.

If anyone has any information regarding the possible identity of this person or any information regarding this incident, please contact the Morgan City Police Department at (985) 380-4605.

A map is provided to show the approximate area where the body was found.