The Walker Police Department is investigating a woman’s body found under the I-12 bridge in Walker.
According to Walker Police Cpt. John Sharp, Gravity Drainage District Five employees discovered the body Wednesday morning.
“The body is that of a white female,” Sharp said. “Judging from the condition of the body, it appears that she has been deceased in excess of a week.”
Police have not determined the cause of death or identified the body, authorities said. Sharp said the incident will be investigated as a homicide.
After investigating the location of where the body was found, the Livingston Parish Coroner’s Office removed the victim to conduct an autopsy.
This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.