Two men found dead over the weekend in Iberia Parish

UPDATE: The family of missing person, Danny Lockette, has just confirmed with KLFY News that a body discovered Saturday morning in a ditch off Weeks Island Road is that of Lockette.

Family members say they had been searching for the 57-year old man from Lydia, who’s known throughout the community as “Bumbee”.

Lockette had been missing since Sunday (May 28th) and, according to family suffered from numerous health issues.

IBERIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after the bodies of two men were found in separate locations Saturday morning.

Around 11:15 Saturday, Capt. Wendell Raborn said a person who lives in the area of the 9100 block of Weeks Island Road discovered a body lying in a ditch.

Raborn said the Coroner’s Office has not provided a positive identification thus far.

Meanwhile, a second body was discovered inside a pickup truck on Darnell Road.

According to Raborn, police have not been able to identify the victim, but says it appears the body had been deceased inside the vehicle for at least 3-4 hours before it was found.

Raborn said, at this time, no foul play is suspected.

Both stories are developing and KLFY will provide more information as it is released.

 

 

 

 

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