Ascension: Man found shot dead & left in vehicle along I-10

PRAIRIEVILLE, La. — The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide of 20-yr-old man found dead along Interstate 10.

The man has been identified as Chakerus Hamilton Jr., of Ascension Parish.

It was around 3:30 a.m. on March 29, 2024 when Louisiana State Police troopers found the man inside a vehicle and notified APSO.

The vehicle was located along I-10 eastbound in Prairieville.

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim died from gunshot wounds, according to APSO.

No further details have been released at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back often for new information.

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