According to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, firefighters were extinguishing a structure fire on the 500 block of Highway 55 in Montegut early this morning when they discovered a body.
Officials identified the body as 57-year-old Dwayne Henry.
An investigation is underway by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office fire and arson investigator and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. Foul play is not suspected in connection with the death and the TPSO said an autopsy is pending.
The fire itself is currently under investigation and the cause has not been determined.