SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has released the name of a man whose remains were discovered behind a church in the Allendale neighborhood Thursday night.
The badly decomposed body of John Robinson, 25, of Shreveport, was discovered around 8:30 p.m. in a drainage ditch in the 1100 block of Looney Street at Pierre Avenue, behind St. Paul United Methodist Church by someone walking by who noticed a foul odor and followed the scent.
Police on the scene estimated the body could have been there for 1-2 days.
Robinson, a white male, was identified via fingerprints by Shreveport Police Department investigators. Police have not yet said whether they believe foul play is involved.