Woman’s body found in vacant lot; no foul play suspected

Woman’s body found in vacant lot; no foul play suspected
Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are investigating after a body was found in a vacant lot behind a Walgreens on Airline Highway on January 7, 2021. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A 53-year-old woman was found dead in a vacant parking lot behind a Walgreens on Greenwell Street, just off of Airline Highway.

The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to investigate. The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner conducted an autopsy and says the cause of death is pending toxicology results.

The woman has been identified as Thelma Jackson.

Foul play is not suspected at this time.

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