NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Former St. Bernard Parish President David Peralta was found dead in his home Tuesday, according to a statement posted on the parish Facebook page.
Sheriff Pohlmann said no foul play is suspected and Peralta's death appears to be from natural causes.
Sheriff Pohlmann said he is saddened by Peralta's passing.
"Dave worked for us at the Sheriff's Office for a number of years, and he will be missed," the Sheriff said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and close friends during this difficult time."
The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office is still investigating. Peralta was 64.
The statement posted by Guy McInnis read:
His father Elliot passed away Sunday.