Burned body found in East Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies have been on the scene of a body found in the woods.

The discovery was made Wednesday morning around 9:30am in the 15000 block of Airline Hwy. near the fairgrounds.

The only available information at this time is that it is a burned body. It’s unknown if it’s a man or woman’s body, how it got there or how long it’s been there.

The body is being investigated as a probable homicide.

The body is in the woods and the scene is not visible from Airline Hwy. Officials do have a wide perimeter set up as they investigate.

As soon as more becomes available, we will update the story.

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