Walker Police investigates woman’s body found under I-12 bridge

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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. 
 

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