Louisiana State Police Troop I and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's office have been working on the investigation of a body discovered in Mamou.
The body was found on the side on the road near the intersection of Highway 13 and Brud Lane. We learned from family the deceased in 29 year-old Jonathan Ben, also known as Cujo.
Authorities initially thought the death was cause by a hit and run accident, but they are now calling it a suspicious death.
A state police spokesman told News 10's Dalfred Jones that the investigation has been turned overly solely to the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office.
We will keep you updated as information becomes available.