Sheriff’s office investigation underway after body found in vehicle in East Feliciana Parish

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EAST FELICIANA PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – An investigation is underway by the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office after a body was found in a vehicle.

On Aug. 6 at 5:30 a.m., deputies were notified of a vehicle lying in a ditch off of LA 10 east of Clinton near the Amite River bridge. Authorities discovered a body later identified as 22-year-old Lance T. Gilmore of Greensburg.

Gilmore was pronounced dead at the scene by East Feliciana Coroner Dr. Ewell Dewitt Bickham.

Sheriff’s office investigation found that Gilmore died from a gunshot.

This investigation is ongoing, according to Sheriff Jeff Travis.

This is a developing story.

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