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Deputies investigate suspicious death of woman found on bridge

MORGAN CITY, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities are trying to identify a woman whose body was found on a bridge Tuesday morning.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said the woman's body was discovered on the LA 182 bridge that crosses the Atchafalaya River between Berwick and Morgan City around 4 a.m.

Deputies said the initial report stated a woman was passed out on the bridge and when they arrived she was unresponsive. The St. Mary Parish Coroner pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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