Foul play not suspected in death of teen found in Homer ditch

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An investigation is underway after the body of a teenager was discovered in a ditch in Claiborne Parish.

The 19-year-old was found Wednesday morning on Box Factory Rd. right outside of Homer.

When a passerby found the teen he was unconscious and couldn’t talk.  He passed away a short time later.  

According to Claiborne Parish Sheriff Ken Bailey the teen has some medical issues and foul play is not suspected in his death.

The teen’s body has been sent to Little Rock for an autopsy.

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