Police found the victim early this morning in an apartment building near South Jefferson Davis and Palmyra.
According to police, neighbors heard a disturbance coming from a lower apartment in the complex.
Officers say the door to the downstairs apartment was standing open and when they entered, they found the man on the floor next to his bed.
He was pronounced dead on the scene.
If you have any information that can help police, please call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.