UPDATE: Detectives have released the body found is a black female. The female has yet to be identified. An autopsy is being conducted tomorrow to determine cause of death and to help ID her.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found north of Washington. According to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office the body was found off of Hwy 10 in the Beggs area. At approximately 7:24 last night, a caller stated he noticed what appeared to be a body in the ditch. No other information is being released at this time. No further information has been released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.