Dead body found in car in Opelousas
Opelousas Police and the Acadiana Crime Lab are investigating a suspicious death after authorities found a body inside a car at the Interstate 49 North on-ramp at Harry Guilbeau Road in Opelousas.
According to The Daily World, authorities found the body of a man inside the car Monday morning. Though the car had been hit by another vehicle, police say the victim appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound.
The deceased's identity is being withheld until his family is notified.
Anyone with information about the death or the accident is asked to call Opelousas Police at 337-948-2500.
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