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Body found in vehicle on Hwy 182 in Broussard

Posted at 2:34 PM, Apr 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 15:38:49-04

The Broussard Police Department is investigating after a body was located inside a vehicle on Hwy 182.

Police Chief Brannon Decou says the body was found at around 1:00 p.m. near Lake View Drive.

Police say the male victim was found inside the vehicle in a secluded area. Police say they believe this incident was a suicide.

An investigation is still ongoing.

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*As Police investigate this incident as a possible suicide, KATC would like to provide a list of numbers for those looking for assistance.

Suicide Hotline:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Lafayette and Surrounding areas: 232-HELP (4357) / 211

Suicide/Crisis Hotline: 1-800-437-0303 (Outside Baton Rouge)