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Deputies investigate death that 'appears to be homicide'

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Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible homicide after a man was found dead inside his home Friday afternoon.

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office reported the body of Gordon Jones Sr., 63, of Labadieville, was found around 1:30 p.m.

Sheriff Mike Waguespack said deputies and detectives rushed to the scene after receiving a 911 call and are investigating "what appears to be a homicide."

He added the coroner of Assumption Parish sent the victim's body to the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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