UPDATE: St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies say that the body found is an unidentified black female.
An autopsy will be conducted tomorrow
At about 7 p.m. Sunday St. Landry Parish Sheriff Detectives say they received a call of a body in a ditch, 2 1/2 miles North of Washington, La. off of Hwy 10 in the Beggs area.
Detectives responded and found the deceased body.
A cause of death is under investigation, Major Eddie Thibodeaux said.
There was no identification on the victim.