ST. AMANT, La. (WAFB) - Investigators are responding to a scene after a body was discovered floating in a canal in St. Amant Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) responded to the scene in the Bayou Estates neighborhood on Bayou Road. The scene is by a canal on Highway 431. Officials say the body is that of a female. They are currently unsure of her age. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
Residents in the area tell WAFB deputies began showing up to the area just before 4:30 p.m.
Details are limited at this time, and WAFB is working to get more information.