Oberlin Schools Closed, Parent Commits suicide on campus is the latest update.
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 said 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.
UPDATE: A man who committed suicide at Oberlin High School was the parent of a student, authorities said.
The man, who was in his 40s, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert said. The man was found under the main awning in the front of the school Tuesday morning by a maintenance worker.
All Oberlin schools closed, Parent commits suicide on campus Tuesday morning.