Body found in wooded area in Prairieville Tuesday afternoon

Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, deputies began an investigation after a decomposed body was found in a wooded area off Post Office Road in Prairieville.

Ascension Parish workers located the body and called 9-1-1.

Detectives arrived on scene to resume the investigation. The body has not been identified yet; however foul play is not suspected.

This investigation is still on-going, and more details will be available later pending an autopsy.