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Body of homeless man found in wooded area of Baton Rouge

Wooded area near Airline Highway and Choctaw Drive
Wooded area near Airline Highway and Choctaw Drive(Source: Rick Portier (custom credit) | Source: WAFB)
Updated: Jan. 23, 2019 at 10:58 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A body was discovered in a wooded area of Baton Rouge on Tuesday.

The scene was near Airline Highway and Choctaw Drive.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the body is that of a homeless man and, at this time, detectives do not suspect foul play.

The name has not been released because investigators are trying to contact the man’s next of kin.

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