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Deputies investigating body found near levee

Posted: 5:10 PM, Jun 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-10 18:10:03-04

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found near a levee in the Port Barre area. It is being investigated as a homicide by both the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office and the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office 

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies have identified the body as a female. 

Deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to an ATV accident around 7:30 p.m. and discovered the body wrapped up, according to a spokesman with their sheriff’s office. 

The spokesman says the female was a missing person out of St. Martin Parish.

This is a developing story.