RESERVE, LA (WVUE) - Deputies discovered a body in a ditch in Reserve Friday morning.
A passerby contacted the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office after spotting the body in the 3200 block of West Airline Hwy. around 7:51 a.m.
EMS on the scene requested the coroner who pronounced the 44-year-old man dead.
The cause of death is unknown. There were no signs of trauma. An autopsy has been scheduled.