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Body found in woods near Baton Rouge neighborhood identified as 45-year-old man

1 year 3 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, November 17 2022 Nov 17, 2022 November 17, 2022 9:37 AM November 17, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office was called to Prescott Road on Thursday morning after a body was discovered in the woods. 

Sources say the body, later identified as 45-year-old Derrick Johnson, was found in a wooded area near the intersection of Prescott Road and Dickens Drive. The coroner was called to investigate. 

The cause of Johnson's death was not immediately clear.

This is a developing story.

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