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Homicide investigation in DeQuincy reveals man's body was burned

Posted at 2:48 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 16:13:17-04

DEQUINCY — Deputies in Calcasieu Parish say the victim in a possible homicide in DeQuincy was burned.

On July 16 at around 5:00 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a body found on D. Williams Rd. in DeQuincy.

Officials say that an initial investigation has revealed the body is that of an black man whose body had been burned. The cause of death is unknown.

The man's identity is also not known. An investigation is ongoing.