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Update: Body found in Morehouse Parish

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Update: The Morehouse Parish Sheriff tells KNOE 8 News the body is that of a Hispanic or Native American woman.

Previous Report:

The Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a person found in a ditch there.

The body was found off of Swan Lake Road in the southern portion of the parish.

The sheriff says the body is that of a white person, but they have not been able to determine the gender of the person yet. The body was partially hidden in the ditch,

A search for clues in the surrounding area is underway. Missing person records are also currently being checked.

Ouachita Parish crime scene investigators are on the way to the scene to assist the local officers. The body will be sent to Little Rock for the autopsy.

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