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UPDATE: Investigation Ongoing into Burned Body in Madison Parish

Louisiana State Police confirmed to KTVE/KARD a body has been found outside a hotel on the outskirts of the City of Tallulah.

UPDATE Tuesday -- Trooper Albert Paxton with Louisiana State Police Troop F confirmed to KTVE/KARD the investigation is ongoing in the case of the body found near the Days Inn outside the City of Tallulah on Monday.

Paxton said investigators are making headway in the case, but so far no identity has been released on the body. Paxton did say they don't believe the body belongs to a local man but they are having difficulty attaining an ID.

The body has been determined to be that of a male. It was found around 3 a.m. Monday in a neighborhood a quarter of a mile away from the Days Inn.

The body was also found charred and burned, leaving authorities to not rule out foul play.

The investigation is ongoing. We will keep you informed as more details are released.

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UPDATE 4:40 p.m. -- Trooper Albert Paxton confirmed to KTVE/KARD foul play is not being ruled out in the discovery of a body found around 3:00 a.m. Monday near a Days Inn outside the City of Tallulah.

Paxton said the body was discovered in a neighborhood about a quarter of a mile away from the hotel. Paxton also said the body was found charred and burnt.

So far no identity has been discovered but authorities said it is a male body. It has been sent for an autopsy.

We will bring you more details once we receive them.

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MADISON PARISH -- Louisiana State Police confirmed to KTVE/KARD a body has been found outside a hotel on the outskirts of the City of Tallulah.

Troopers report it was a male body and it was found early Monday morning. The hotel is located between a McDonald's restaurant and Interstate 20.

Louisiana State Police and the Madison Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating.

So far, no cause of death has been determined and the body has been sent for an autopsy.

We will keep you informed once we receive more details.

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