10/23/2023 Body Found in Blue Town Community North of Marksville, LA

Body Found in Blue Town Community North of Marksville, LA

On Sunday, October 22, 2023, at approximately 1810 hours, the Avoyelles 911 Communication Center received a report of a body found in the Blue Town Community north of Marksville, LA.  The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) located the body of an unknown female (medium to large build) found in a wooded area near a field.  The Avoyelles Parish Coroner’s Office was notified and responded to the scene.  The body was sent for an autopsy.  The body will be further analyzed by the FACES Lab in Baton Rouge, LA. The body has not yet been positively identified.  Foul play is suspected.  APSO Detectives and the Avoyelles Coroner’s Office continue to jointly investigate the matter to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

Sheriff David L. Dauzat is asking anyone with any information to please contact the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 318-253-4000.

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