A body was found on Monday morning at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville.

The Avoyelles Parish Coroner's Office confirmed the discovery to Alexandria-based TV station KALB.

The identity of the person has not been released, however, it has been confirmed that the body was of a 17-year-old white female.

The cause of death also has not been released. The coroner's office did say that the death was not the result of a stabbing or shooting.

Harold Pierite, Chief of Tribal Police, released the following statement regarding the death:

Early Monday morning an individual passed away at Paragon Casino Resort. Tunica Biloxi Tribal Police are conducting a thorough investigation of the incident and are working with Paragon management and the local coroner as well.

The investigation remains ongoing and we'll update this story as information becomes available.

Acadiana Towns With Multiple Pronunciations

In south Louisiana, we sure have a way with words all our own. Add in the Cajun-French influence and you will hear all kinds of different pronunciations coming out of the mouths of folks from Acadiana. How towns are pronounced is no different as illustrated by this list here.

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