A suspicious death investigation is underway after a human body was found in a wooded area of Heymann Park, the Lafayette Police Department said.

Department spokeswoman Cpl. Bridgette Dugas confirmed a body was reported to officers about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

An Acadiana Advocate staff member discovered the body while taking photographs in the park and called 911.

Email Katie Gagliano at kgagliano@theadvocate.com