TPSO investigate body found outside of building at a fire call

Published 7:04 am Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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On January 24, 2022, Fire District 1 of Amite, La responded to a structure fire on Richardson Road. The body of a male was found after arrival outside of the unoccupied structure.
TPSO was notified and responded to the scene. Detectives were able to identify the victim as 24-year-old James Muse of Roseland, La. This is currently being worked as a homicide investigation.
Chief Jimmy Travis asks if you have any information on this incident to please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line 1-800-554-5245 or visit and click on the P3 Tips.