BRPD investigating body found outside BREC Spanish Town Park

BRPD investigating body found outside BREC Spanish Town Park
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POSTED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 10:05am

UPDATED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 4:40pm

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Dwayne Foster, 48, of Baton Rouge. The case is being investigated as a homicide, but no motive or suspect have been identified at this time.


ORIGINAL: The body of a man was found lying outside a local park this morning. Investigators are working to determine the cause of death.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the man’s body was found at roughly 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. He was located in the 1400 block of Gayosa Street.

The body was found only a few feet away from the BREC Spanish Town Park.

Officials have not released the name of the victim.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday with the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office to determine the exact cause of death.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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