Body found in Morehouse Parish sent for autopsy

According to the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office, the body was found just before 8 p.m. on August 11, 2019. (Source: MGN)

MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Authorities are investigating after a body was found in Morehouse Parish.

According to the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office, the body was found just before 8 p.m. on August 11, 2019.

They say the body was found near a pipeline just north of Porter Lane and Hwy 139 (Old Monroe Rd).

The body was identified as 41-year-old Willie Halford, of Bastrop.

MPSO says the body has been sent for an autopsy.

Authorities have released no other information at this time.