The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has released little information about an investigation into the discovery of a dead body in Lafayette.

Sheriff's Spokesperson Capt. John Babin reported  deputies responded to a call at around 4 a.m. Saturday regarding a death that occurred at a home on Mineral Road.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered the victim, who has been identified as 55-year-old Darrell Wayne Walker.

More information should be available as the investigation continues. Stay tuned to KPEL 96.5 FM for updates.