St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies have identified the man found dead in a car on Hwy 31 in St. Martinville Saturday night.

According to deputies, 36-year-old Demarcus Joseph Fontenot of New Iberia died due to multiple gunshot wounds.

There was another man in the car, who also appeared to have been shot multiple times. He was taken to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition. That man has not been identified.

Deputies received a call from a passing driver around 8:15pm. The car was found on the highway near the St. Martin and Iberia Parish line.

No arrests have been made yet and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 394-3071.

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