A Tangipahoa Parish man who was reported missing Friday has been found dead in a wooded area, believed to be the victim of a homicide.

Pere Jackson, 27, was found by investigators about 4 p.m. Monday in a wooded area on Dead End Street in Natalbany, according to a Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office release.

Sheriff's Office investigators believe Jackson's death is the result of a homicide but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm the manner and cause of death.

Information on how and when Jackson died remained under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff's Office at (985) 345-6150 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245.