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Authorities identify body found dumped in Iberville Parish

5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, January 02 2019 Jan 2, 2019 January 02, 2019 8:40 AM January 02, 2019 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

ROSEDALE - Deputies have identified a man whose body was found dumped in a sugarcane field New Year's Day.

Sheriff Brett Stassi tells WBRZ Travis Smart, 28, was found off Sidney Road in Rosedale early Tuesday morning. The sheriff believes the body was most likely dumped around 5 a.m.

Officials initially found no identification of the victim and had released photographs of the victim's tattoo's Tuesday in an attempt to identify him.

Investigators currently have no suspects nor an apparent motive in the killing.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to contact the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office at 255-687-3553.

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