Body found in parking lot of Iberia Parish store identified

IBERIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) – Authorities have released the identity of a man whose body was found in a vehicle Friday night.

The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the man as 47 year old Deshawrn Stewart of Baldwin.

A spokesperson for the coroner said an autopsy is being performed to determine an exact cause of death.

Major Wendell Raborn, of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, said Stewart’s body was found inside a pickup truck in the parking lot of a store on Darnell Road around 9 p.m. on June 9.

Deputies believe Stewart died of natural causes and do not suspect foul play in this case.

Raborn said Stewart was dead for three to four hours before his body was found.



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