Man found dead in Gonzales business parking lot

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Kristopher Stevens

A 26-year-old man was found deceased in his vehicle in the parking lot of Lowes Home Improvement Store from a possible drug overdose, said Sheriff Jeff Wiley.

On Monday morning, July 6, shortly after 8 a.m., dispatch received a call stating that a man was slumped over in his vehicle, possibly deceased. Deputies later identified the man as 26-year-old Kristopher Stevens of Livingston Parish.

Sheriff Jeff Wiley said that Stevens had been reported missing from Livingston Parish on Sunday, July 5 by family members and was last seen on Thursday, July 2.

An autopsy is pending to determine the actual cause of death later this week.