Body found in Lake Arthur

By By Doris Maricle / American Press

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office and Lake Arthur police are investigating a body found off Sixth Street near Commercial Street this afternoon.

The body, which is believed to be a white female, was spotted around 3 pm by a woman walking. The woman flagged down a school bus who altered authorities.

The body was found in a low spot of water near an old railroad track.