Jun 20, 2013 12:31 PM by MELISSA CANONE (PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)
A 31-year-old Patterson man was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive while at work in Morgan City.
At 3:28 pm, June 19, 2013, Morgan City Police were dispatched to Halimar Shipyard, 6044 Railroad Avenue, in regards to an unresponsive man.
Officers arrived and were advised that a worker had been discovered unconscious and unresponsive. First responders rendered aid to the man, identified as Ronald East Jr., but were unsuccessful. East was pronounced dead and the St. Mary Parish Coroner's office was contacted.
At this time, the cause of death is undetermined pending autopsy results.