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Parish worker finds man's body in a ditch

CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) -

A St. Bernard Parish worker discovered a man's body Thursday in a ditch in Chalmette.

Officials said the body was found shortly before 1 p.m. at Paris Road and Agriculture Street. It had no obvious signs of trauma.

The man carried no identification, but officers said they believe they recognize him as a St. Bernard Parish man in his 50s with whom they have dealt previously.

An autopsy is being conducted to determine how he died.

Fox8live.com will update this story as details are released.

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