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UPDATE: Body Found in Morehouse Parish

A Morehouse Parish man who was found dead along a rural Morehouse road died from exposure.
Monday UPDATE:  A Morehouse Parish man who was found dead along a rural Morehouse road died from exposure.

An autopsy revealed that 88 year old Roosevelt Leopold died from hypothermia.


His body was found early Friday morning about 60 yards from his house in a ditch along bud road near Mer Rouge.


UPDATE:
Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs says the name of the person found dead is 88-year-old Roosevelt Leopold. 
 
The body will be sent to Little Rock for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. 


Morehouse Parish -- The Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body.

The body was found Friday morning near Merton Bowe Road in a ditch.

Foul play isn't suspected.

Deputies have not released the identify of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.
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