Body discovered in Shreveport near St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery

Published: Jul. 1, 2017 at 8:35 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2017 at 8:29 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police have confirmed they are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday afternoon.

According to Shreveport police spokeswoman Cpl. Angie Willhite, a male's body appeared to have been set on fire.

Police first got the call just before 3 p.m near the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Texas Avenue (U.S. Hwy 80). That's near St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

According to Shreveport spokeswoman Cpl. Angie Willhite, officers were informed by a tip.

If you have any information, you're asked to contact Crimestoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit the website at

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 as more information becomes available.

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