UPDATE: Broussard Police say the man who was found dead Wednesday afternoon in a parking lot has been identified as 35-year-old Louis C. Hazelwood of New Iberia.

The man was found at a gas station near Highways 90 and 92.

While an autopsy will be conducted to determine Hazelwood's cause of death, his death initially is thought to be because of an overdose.

Hazelwood was being dropped off at the store when he then passed out, was unresponsive and later was pronounced dead at an area hospital.


Original story:

A body has been found in a parking lot on Hwy 90 near La. 92 in Broussard.

Emergency officials are currently swarming to the scene to investigate.

There has been no information as to where the body came from, just that it was found in the parking lot.

Broussard Police and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are on the scene.

Witnesses are reporting a heavy police presence in the area near the busy intersection.

We will have more information on this gory discovery as it becomes available.

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