Missing Livingston Parish man found dead Monday in store parking lot _lowres

Kristopher Stevens was found dead in his vehicle July 6, in the parking lot of a Gonzales business, possibly of a drug overdose. Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

A 26-year-old man reported missing Sunday was found dead in his vehicle Monday morning, possibly from a drug overdose, Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said.

Deputies were called shortly before 8 a.m. Monday to the parking lot of the Lowe’s Home Improvement store on Airline Highway where they found Kristopher Stevens slumped over in his vehicle in the parking lot, Wiley said in a news release.

Stevens had been reported missing from Livingston Parish by family members and had been last seen on July 2, the Sheriff’s Office report said.

An autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death, according to the Sheriff’s Office.