Coroner's office identifies man found dead along road in Gonzales

Coroner's office identifies man found dead along road in Gonzales
(Source: WAFB)
(Source: WAFB)

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Officials said they now know the name of a man found dead over the weekend.

The Ascension Parish Coroner's Office identified him as Jasper Morris, 54. Officials with the coroner's office added they believe his death will be considered a homicide.

The cause of death has not been released.

According to a post on the Gonzales Police Department Facebook page, police received a call at 8 a.m. Saturday about a body found on the south side of West Edenborne Parkway in Gonzales.

They believe the body had been dumped there.

The investigation is ongoing.

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