Detectives investigating homicide in parish

Staff reports
Joshua Banks

Ascension Parish detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred late Friday night/early Saturday morning in Prairieville.

According to Ascension?parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala, shortly before 6 a.m., Saturday, the Sheriff's office was called by an individual who found the body,  of Joshua Banks, 27, of Baton?Rouge, in the parking lot of Alligator Bayou Bar.

The bar has been closed for some time, and detectives are still investigating.

No other details are being released at this time.