Body found underneath bridge in Natchitoches Parish

Courtesy: NPSO
Courtesy: NPSO(KALB)
Published: Aug. 6, 2017 at 7:06 PM CDT
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A body has been found underneath a bridge in Natchitoches Parish.

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and multiple other agencies responded to the scene on Grappes Road near Fairview Alpha around 1:15 p.m. on Sunday.

According to NPSO, it appears the body was under the bridge for several days. The body has been sent for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. No identification has been made yet.

At the time of this posting, investigators are still working the scene. They ask the public to stay away while they collect evidence.

Other agencies that are assisting NPSO are Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office, Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches District Attorney’s Office and Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office.

If you have any information regarding this investigation please contact the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division at 357-7830 or the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office at 932-4221.