The body of a white female in her late twenties was found around 3:00 PM Friday afternoon on Commercial Street in Lake Arthur. Police say person walking in the area found the woman face down.
Right now, the case is being treated as a suspicious death. Authorities say they will have to wait for the coroner's report to determine if foul play was involved or not.
Officers say they do know the identity of the woman, but can't release her name until next of kin is notified.
If you have any information about the body, you are urged to call Lake Arthur police at 774-2411 or Jeff Davis Parish Sheriffs Office at 824-3850.