UPDATE: Sheriff sends recovered DNA of man’s body to crime lab

By Bonnie Culverhouse

Webster Parish Sheriff’s investigators are working to identify the body of a white male found in the northern part of Webster Parish Wednesday morning.

“The DNA was just returned today from Little Rock,” Webster Parish Sheriff Jason Parker said. “Our office had it expedited to the Crime Lab today at 2:00.”

Parker said the lab has promised to do everything possible for a quick turn around.

“Our investigators continue to conduct interviews and search warrants in an attempt to complete the case,” Parker said. “We are trying our best to identify the body.”

Parker said the exact location where the body was discovered is not being released until the investigation is complete.