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Identity of body found in Cameron Parish revealed

Posted: 2:06 PM, Sep 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-28 15:18:22-04

The body was found along Sweetlake Camp Road in Cameron Parish has been identified as 32-year-old Mitzie B. Galimidi of Lake Charles.

Investigators say there are no obvious signs of trauma, but they are treating the death as a homicide.

Mitzie Galimidi
Mitzie Galimidi / Courtesy of KPLCTV

Cameron Parish Sheriff Ron Johnson told KATC that whoever dumped the body tried to burn it. Only a small part of the body was burnt allowing investigators to identify the body as Galimidi.

A school bus driver reported to the Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office at 7:13 am that the body was found on the side of the Sweetlake Camp Road Road. (PHOTO: KPLC)
A school bus driver reported to the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office at 7:13 am that the body was found on the side of the Sweetlake Camp Road Road. (PHOTO: KPLC)

Cameron and Calcasieu Sheriff’s Departments are now trying to obtain surveillance video and any other information to help determine the last time Galimidi was seen.