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Officials identify body found in Ascension Parish

APSO is using license plate readers to find stolen vehicles and even missing people.
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Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 10:33 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2022 at 3:05 PM CDT
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ASCENSION PARISH (WAFB) - Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found last week along a highway in Ascension Parish.

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a man’s body was discovered around 9 a.m. on Friday, June 17, close to an intersection along Highway 941, near Highway 44.

Detectives identified the man as Deon Foster, 43.

According to the sheriff’s office, Foster’s initial autopsy found no were no signs of trauma, and detectives are still waiting on the results of his toxicology report.

The investigation is ongoing. Details are limited at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office anonymously at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to their anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers must be called to receive a cash reward.

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