Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office are investigating the discovery of a man’s body near Slidell early this morning.
The man, believed to be in his 20’s, was found at approximately 4:00 a.m. this morning in a wooded area near Ben Thomas Rd.
Detectives are working with Mississippi authorities to locate a person of interest in the investigation.
The coroner’s office is expected to establish positive identification of the deceased man.
More information will be released tomorrow as the investigation progresses.