NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB) – According to the Office of Natchitoches Parish Sherrif, the body of an unidentified man was recovered from an oxidizing lake near Payne in Natchitoches on Wednesday night.
This case is being investigated as a homicide.
The NPSO, the NPD and the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office are conducting an investigation that has resulted in information about the body in the pond. Around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, authorities arrived at the pond with boats and lights. The body was recovered soon after.
The body was transferred to Shreveport for an autopsy to determine the positive identity, manner and cause of death.
This is an ongoing investigation. No further details have been released at this time. We will provide more information as it becomes publicly available.
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