Body found in ditch near railroad tracks in St. Gabriel

St. Gabriel police are investigating reports of a body being found in a ditch Friday morning.

Officials say the body was found in the ditch on LA 74 near the railroad tracks at 7:21 a.m.

St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said the victim is a St. Gabriel resident in his 30s. Ambeau said they don’t expect any foul play at this time but an autopsy will be conducted to confirm that.

Officials say the victim’s family has been notified but the victim’s name will be released at a later time.

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