BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives have released the name of the woman found dead in Claycut Bayou Saturday afternoon.
Lindsay Ellixson, 21, of Livingston Parish was found in the canal located at 8500 S. Tiger Bend Road at 3 p.m. Saturday.
EBRSO Maritime and other first responders were able to retrieve Ellixson from the canal. It was later determined that she died of blunt force trauma to the head, neck and body. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about Ellixson is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 225-389-5000 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.