Press Release from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:
NATALBANY, LA – November 19, 2019 – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the search for a missing Hammond man ended late yesterday afternoon after deputies respond to calls regarding body found near a wooded area in Natalbany.
The body of 27-year-old Pere Jackson, who had been missing since Nov. 15th, was located and recovered by investigators yesterday around 4:00 p.m. His body was located near the edge of a wooded area on Dead End St.in Natalbany. Tragically, Jackson’s death is belived to be the result of homicide. An autopsy to confirm the nature and cause of death has already been scheduled. Information on how, or when Jackson died remains under investigation and is not available at this time.
The TPSO is urging anyone with information to call the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 345-6150. Anonymous tips and/or information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling 800.554.5245, or through our website, tpso.org.