Detectives investigate body found in roadway as homicide

SORRELL, LA (WAFB) - Detectives are investigating an apparent homicide after a man was found dead in a roadway early Monday morning.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported receiving a 911 call a little before 2:30 a.m. about a man lying in the road along LA 182 in the Sorrel area.

Deputies said he was pronounced dead by the St. Mary Parish coroner.

The victim's name was not released.

Detectives said the case is being investigated as a murder.

No further details were given.

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