Louisiana police search for clues after finding body, burned car

Published 10:29 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Louisiana police investigating a body in the yard of a house in Alexandria, soon got a second call: a burned car, linked to the victim, had been found in a different location.

Alexandria police got the call early Monday morning about a man lying in a yard.

Responding officers found the man unresponsive. He had been shot several times.

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Alexandria news media report that investigators later were called to the site where a burned car was found on a street near some railroad tracks.

Police said the car was linked to the 40-year-old gunshot victim. They have released few other details.