From the SHPSO
Update on Body Found off Opal Bennett Road, Amite, LA (St. Helena Parish):
Sheriff Nathaniel “Nat” Williams has stated that the St. Helena Parish Detective’s Division has identified the body found off Opal Bennett Road.
On Wednesday, July 1, 2020 around 2:15 p.m., the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Department received a call about an unidentified body being found.
The body has now been identified as Joseph P. Peters, 32-years-old of Denham Springs, LA.
There is a person of interest from another parish that is currently being investigated. The investigation is ongoing. Further details will be made available at a later time.