Body found in Calcasieu Parish

Body found in Calcasieu Parish

Aug. 2 at about 1:30 p.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Highway 12 and Creek Road in Starks after a parish worker found the body of a man in the woods.

The body has been identified as Dustin R. Hammons, 22, of Houston.

The investigation has revealed Hammons suffered trauma, so his death is being ruled a homicide. The cause and manner of death are pending the coroner’s investigation.

The investigation is continuing and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office anyone with information concerning this homicide or anyone who believes they may have seen suspicious activity in the area of Highway 12 and Creek Road any time between Tuesday, Aug. 1, and Wednesday, Aug. 2, to call CPSO at (337) 491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 439-2222.

CPSO Detective Casey Lafargue is the lead investigator on this case.

- Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

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