November 30, 2014  |  10:27 am

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.