St. Mary Sheriff’s Office: death of man probably a homicide

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office said a man whose body was discovered early Monday morning in the Sorrel area is probably the victim of a homicide.

The body was discovered by Sheriff’s Office deputies shortly after a 2:23 a.m. call to dispatchers about an unresponsive man lying on La. 182 one to two miles east of Jeanerette, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

The victim, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office.