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St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers: Help needed identifying body found in Beggs

Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 18:38:20-04

St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers and Deputy Julian Tibbs of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in identifying a body found two and a half miles from Washington in the Beggs area.

On August 18, 2019, just before 7:30 p.m., the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office was notified by a person walking on Hwy 10 that he noticed what appeared to be a body in a ditch.

Deputies arrived on the scene and located the body of a black female that was decomposing with no ID.

The person who reported the body said that he walked in the area on August 16 around 4:30 p.m. and the body was not there.

The body is described as a black female in her mid to early 20's, 5'5" to 5'6" in height, 110 to 115 pounds, with braids.

She was wearing blue jeans and a red Hawaiian style crop top flower print shirt.

Located on the body was a Texas State University graduate school lanyard with a single key.

If anyone knows any information on the identity of this woman, please contact Crime Stoppers by calling 948-TIPS or by downloading the P3 app and submitting an anonymous tip.

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