Body found in Baton Rouge neighborhood was that of missing man

BRPD unit (Source: WAFB)
BRPD unit (Source: WAFB)
Published: Dec. 26, 2018 at 2:53 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators responded to a Baton Rouge neighborhood after a body was discovered there Wednesday.

The body was found in a creek on Quail Drive near the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in Pollard Estates.

The Baton Rouge Police Department, Baton Rouge Fire Department, and East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.

Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. with BRPD says foul play is not suspected at this time. He goes on to say the remains were that of a 33-year-old man who was reported missing Dec. 16.

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

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