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LAPLACE, La. -- St. John the Baptist Parish deputies are investigating a Monday morning homicide in LaPlace after they recovered the body of a man in a ditch who had been shot to death.

The body of Kentrell Dyion Bailey, 30, was found at about 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Main Street and Farm Road.

Deputies were alerted to the scene after receiving a call of a body lying in a ditch, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office.

Deputies arrived on the scene and found Bailey's body with a single gunshot wound to the head.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or 985-359-TIPS.

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