On September 14, 2014, Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office were called to the 31,000 block of N. Café Line Road in Albany just after 3:00a.m. following reports of a possible human body in the middle of the roadway.
Deputies located a black male – now identified as 27-year old Cleveland Mareal Barnes, Jr. of Tickfaw, Louisiana - with several visible injuries to a majority of his body. He showed no signs of life. The Livingston Parish Coroner's Office was called to the scene. A member of the Coroner's Office pronounced Barnes, Jr. dead on scene.
Deputies believe the victim was run over by a vehicle and that the vehicle left the scene. At this time, there is no description of a vehicle or a suspect.The LPSO is asking anyone with information related to this case, to please call the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 686-2241 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).