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Body found in van in Walmart parking lot in Bossier

BCPD officials found a body inside a van parked at Walmart in Bossier City.
BCPD officials found a body inside a van parked at Walmart in Bossier City.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 29, 2021 at 12:46 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2021 at 11:16 PM CDT

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - Bossier City police responded to the scene of an abandoned van outside a Walmart in Bossier City on Sunday, Aug. 29.

Employees reported the van to police as it had been parked outside the Walmart on Airline Drive for days.

Bossier City police are investigating what caused the death of an unidentified individual in a...
Bossier City police are investigating what caused the death of an unidentified individual in a van in the far end of a Walmart parking lot.(KSLA)

When police investigated the van, they reported that they found a body inside. Police say the area is frequented by panhandlers and others who say they’re homeless.

Currently, police can’t confirm what the cause of death was or if the death was criminal in nature.

KSLA will update the story as it develops.

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