'Badly decomposed' female body found in ditch along highway in Pointe Coupee
BATCHELOR - An unidentified female body was found Saturday afternoon in a ditch along Highway 417 in Batchelor.
According to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office, a person was walking along the highway around 6:30 p.m. and spotted the body.
Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux said the body is badly decomposed.
Autopsy results and further information are pending.
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