UPDATE: The man who committed suicide was a parent of an Oberlin student, according to Allen Parish officials. The man died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

ORIGINAL: All schools in Oberlin -- both the high school and elementary school -- are closed today after Allen Parish officials say a dead body was found on school property this morning.

Sheriff Doug Hebert told KPLC-TV that the body was discovered by a maintenance worker this morning. The body was that of an older man found under the main awning of the school. It is believed the man committed suicide.

More details are not yet available, but as they are released, we will update this story.