MARRERO, La. — Authorities are investigating the cause of a camper fire in Marrero early Monday that left one person dead.

According to the Louisiana Fire Marshal's Office, the fire started just before 1 a.m. in the 6100 block of 4th Street. Fire investigators say a man's body was found inside the destroyed camper. 

The man's name has not been released at this time.

A photo posted on the fire marshal's Facebook Page shows the charred debris that remained after the fire.

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