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An unidentified body was found in Amite and authorities are investigating the incident as a homicide, the St. Helena Sheriff's Office reported.

The body was found on Opal Bennett Road, according to Chief of Detectives Joe Chaney. Authorities received a call about the body around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Chaney said the investigation is ongoing and that if anyone has information regarding the incident to contact the St. Helena Sheriff crime stoppers.

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