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A body was found in Baton Rouge on Wednesday morning near the ExxonMobil chemical plant on Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge police said.

Police are responding to reports of a dead body in the 2400 block of Galvez Trace, about a half mile away from the chemical plant, BRPD spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said.

No other details were immediately available, including how the person may have died. Police are continuing to investigate.

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