POSTED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 11:43am
ACADIA PARISH, LA (NBC33) — A juvenile made a horrifying discovery in Acadia Parish. The teen found a badly decomposed body on an oil well site.
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified about the body at roughly 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30. Officials say the juvenile was riding a 4-wheeler on Hawks Road near Robert’s Cove when the body was spotted.
The Coroner’s Office has confirmed that the body is a male, whose age and race are unknown at this time. The body is being transported to the Calcacieu Parish Coroner’s Office for further examination.
The cause of death is unknown at this time. However, officials are treating the investigation as a homicide until the official cause of death dictates otherwise.