BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge authorities say a body was found in a wooded area near BREC’s Airline Highway Park/Fairgrounds. 

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the discovery was made at 9:39 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 in the 15600 block of Airline Highway. 

EBRSO says detectives are investigating the death as a probable homicide.

The East Baton Rouge Coroner will determine the cause of death and identify the deceased.

Anyone with any information related to this case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at (225) 344-STOP.