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  • Mt. Rainier search for writer ends when body found

    June 22, 2014 12:12 AM

    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) - The search for a prominent outdoors writer on Mount Rainier was suspended Saturday after a woman's body was found, but the remains weren't immediately identified, officials said. Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said that the body was recovered about 3 p.m.... more »
  • Woman's body found in Lafitte boat slip

    June 21, 2014 8:21 PM

    LAFITTE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the apparent drowning death of a woman in Lafitte. A department news release says the woman's body was found about 9:30 a.m. Friday in an empty boat slip at a marina. The news release from sheriff's spokesman Glen Boyd... more »
  • Body found in submerged vehicle

    May 11, 2014 8:53 PM

    COCODRIE, La. (AP) - State police say the body of a 29-year-old Golden Meadow Man was found Sunday in a submerged vehicle after apparently running off Louisiana Highway 56 in Terrebonne Parish. Trooper First Class Evan Harrell says in a news release the 2009 GMC Sierra struck a fence pole,... more »
  • Body Found Near Breaux Alley in New Iberia

    March 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    Iberia Sheriff Depuites were dispatched to the 1000 block of South hopkins Street near Breaux Alley Sunday morning. Upon arrival, they discovered the remains of an unidentified body. Investigators are not sure of the amount of time the body had been there, but suspect there was no foul play. ... more »
  • State police: Body found struck by vehicle

    December 31, 2013 7:44 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 27-year-old Baton Rouge man whose body was discovered in a water-filled ditch off in Livingston Parish had been struck by a pickup Sunday. Trooper Jared Sandifer says officers were called around 8:15 p.m. Sunday about a single-vehicle crash on Juban Road.... more »
  • Coroner: Body found in bayou is homicide victim

    November 19, 2013 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's detectives returned to the bayou on Monday after an autopsy determined a woman whose body was pulled from the waters over the weekend died of blunt-force injuries to her head, neck and chest. The Advocate reports Dr. Beau Clark, the... more »
  • UPDATE: Body Found is Missing Worker from Platform Fire

    November 18, 2012 12:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body in the waters near the site Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and the rig's owner. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega said late Saturday... more »
  • US Coast Guard: Divers Found Body Near Platform

    November 17, 2012 11:07 PM

    The US Coast Guard confirmed to KATC that an unidentified body has been found in the water near the oil platform that caught fire Friday morning. A Coast Guard spokesperson says divers contracted by Black Elk Energy discovered human remains while inspecting the platform structure Saturday evening. The Coast Guard... more »
  • Veteran's body found in Mississippi River

    November 13, 2012 4:14 AM

    VENTRESS, La. (AP) - The body of an Iraqi War veteran, who authorities say jumped off the Audubon Bridge on Nov. 4, has been recovered. Capt. Steve Juge of the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office, says the body of 32-year-old Dusty Brouillette, of Baton Rouge, was found about 4:35 p.m.... more »
  • Update: Body Found on I-10

    March 16, 2012 6:59 AM

    An update to our breaking news, according to emergency officials a pedestrian was struck in the westbound lane of I-10 near mile marker 104. This incident happened just before 4:30 this morning. The victim has been transported to a local hospital their condition is unknown at this time. The crash... more »
  • Body Found on I-10

    March 16, 2012 6:25 AM

    Breaking news, local law officials are investigating a body found lying in the west bound lane of I-10 near mile marker 104. Police are on the scene, we'll have more throughout the morning.
  • Body Found in Opelousas

    March 12, 2012 7:34 AM

    St. Landry parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found late last night on US 190 just outside Opelousas. Details are few at this time. We'll update you as more becomes available.
  • Body Found in Ditch in Iberville Parish

    February 14, 2012 10:05 AM

    Iberville Parish authorities say the body of a 26-year-old Plaquemine man was found in a shallow ditch near the Dow Chemical Co. plant. Sheriff's Maj. Johnny Blanchard said a truck driver saw the body on the north side of Industrial Boulevard around 7 a.m. Monday Aubrey St. Angelo, chief of... more »
  • Police Identify Body Found in Red River

    February 14, 2012 10:02 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies have released the identity of a body that was found last week in the Red River. Sheriff Chuck Wagner tells The Town Talk ( http://townta.lk/zc2PKr ) 56-year-old Foster Bonton Alexandria was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 9 by an employee at... more »
  • Man's body found in Acadia Parish

    February 1, 2012 8:39 AM

    BASILE, La. (AP) - Acadia Parish authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old man whose body was found in a drainage ditch. Deputies tell The Advocate the man's body was found at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday off the Basile Eunice Highway near Basile. Deputies say foul play is not suspected... more »
  • Woman's body found on Bogue Chitto River

    January 13, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The body of a missing woman has been found in the Bogue Chitto River. State wildlife and fisheries agents Thursday found 61-year-old Kathy Holloway's body at 7:30 a.m. about a quarter-of-a-mile from where her boat capsized Dec. 28. The St. Tammany Parish coroner will conduct... more »
  • Search Parties Find Missing Hunter's Body in Lake

    December 28, 2011 11:24 PM

    It's been more than a week since Lynn Landry was last seen going to his hunting camp in the Atchafalaya Basin. Relentless search parties finally found his body in the lake not far from that area. It was a search that hoped for the best, but prepared for the... more »
  • Body found on path in Baker woods

    August 26, 2011 9:07 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - A man out for a walk discovered the body of a Baker man shot to death. Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps identified the victim as 19-year-old Joshua Troy Weathersby. Knaps said information gathered at the scene Thursday suggests Weathersby was killed by a single gunshot, possibly... more »
  • Body found in Atchafalaya River

    August 25, 2011 9:56 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies say an unidentified man's body has been recovered from the Atchafalaya River. Deputies say they received a call at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday from a tug boat operator regarding a body floating in an area also known as Pilot Channel. The... more »
  • Missing woman's body found in Bossier Parish

    August 19, 2011 9:40 AM

    ROCKY MOUNT, La. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a missing 66-year-old woman in a brushy area not far from her home in the north Bossier Parish community of Rocky Mount. Sheriff Larry Deen says investigators don't suspect foul play in the death of Valai Lynn, who was... more »
  • Body found in Union Parish

    June 7, 2011 9:41 AM

    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - A badly decomposed body has been found in a heavily wooded area of Union Parish. Sheriff Bob Buckley said Monday that the body was found about two miles northeast of Farmerville by a man and his children who were riding four-wheelers Sunday night. The News-Star reports... more »
  • Body of Mitch Jackson Found in the Vermilion River

    March 10, 2011 2:55 PM

    Update: Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries confirm agents found the body of Mitch Jackson in the Vermilion River behind 200 Farmington Rd. in Lafayette around 10:15 this morning. Jackson had been missing for six days since Friday after he was involved in a five-car crash on Ambassador Caffery. ... more »
  • Man's body found in Ascension Parish field

    February 4, 2011 9:28 PM

    LEMANNVILLE, La. (AP) - An 88-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease has been found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish. The Sheriff's Office issued a statement Friday identifying the man as Joseph Green, of Donaldsonville. Authorities say Green was reported missing by his son early Thursday. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Man's body found in Shreveport park

    December 30, 2010 9:36 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a man's decomposed body was found in a park near downtown Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin says investigators could not even tell the man's race. He says the body was found Wednesday morning against a fence on a wood line near an old baseball field... more »
  • Body found identified as Dr. Robert Chastant

    December 14, 2010 8:20 AM

    Breaking news out of Iberia Parish this morning. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's office has confirmed that the body found on Sugar Oaks Road in New Iberia is that of Dr. Robert Chastant. Lieutenant Ryan Turner tells KATC they have made an arrest in the case. The suspect Ismael Viera... more »
  • Cause of Death for Man Found in Lafayette Field

    November 29, 2010 4:53 PM

    Five days after a man's body was found in a Lafayette field, authorities have finished an autopsy and determined the man died of Natural Causes. As a result, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have ruled out foul play. Detectives are currently attempting to locate the next of kin... more »
  • Deputies investigating the discovery of a body in St. Martin Parish

    November 24, 2010 6:29 AM

    St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a body in St. Martin Parish. Deputies say the body of the unidentified man was discovered last night in a mobile home in a trailer park. No word yet on how the man died.
  • Body of Missing Boater Found in Chandeleur Sound

    November 15, 2010 6:31 AM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a missing boater from Mississippi and authorities are investigating the cause of his death. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of 63-year-old David McAdory of Madison, Miss., was found submerged in Chandeleur Sound on Sunday morning. The... more »
  • UPDATE: Body found in Lafayette

    November 6, 2010 6:14 PM

    UPDATE: Lafayette Police have identified the victim as 43-year-old Thomas Jolivette. His body was found in an alley behind the Four Corners Shopping Center on University and Cameron. __________________________________________________________ A patrolling Lafayette Police Officer discovered the body of a victim in the alley of businesses located in the... more »
  • Body found in Lafayette

    November 6, 2010 12:09 PM

    UPDATE: Lafayette Police have identified the victim as 43-year-old Thomas Jolivette. __________________________________________________________ A patrolling Lafayette Police Officer discovered the body of a victim in the alley of businesses located in the 2000 block of W. University Ave. The discovery was made at approximately 2:27 AM Saturday November 6,... more »
  • Louisiana Man's Body Found in TN

    October 27, 2010 11:45 AM

    JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities have identified a body found along a West Tennessee road as that of a Louisiana man. The Madison County Sheriff's Office said a medical examiner in Nashville used dental records to confirm the man was 55-year-old Rickey Gilbert Kimble of Minden, La. The cause of... more »
  • Body Found in West Tennessee Believed to be a Louisiana Man

    October 25, 2010 12:30 PM

    JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A body found at the Jackson city limits is believed to be that of a Louisiana man. The remains were discovered Sunday afternoon, lying on the ground in a rural area. Nearby was a red Honda with Louisiana license plates. The Jackson Sun quoted a news... more »
  • Monroe police ID woman's body

    October 13, 2010 12:08 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) Monroe police have identified a body found under the awning of an abandoned building Sunday night as that of a 57-year-old Monroe woman. Maj. Don Bartley tells The News-Star that Nellie Morgan was identified through fingerprints. A 9-year-old child playing football found her body. Bartley says the... more »
  • Body Found in Burning Car

    October 6, 2010 11:50 AM

    LACOMBE, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish deputies are investigating a body found in a burning vehicle. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain said burned, skeletal remains had been found in the vehicle. Strain said it was not yet clear whether the incident was a homicide or suicide. It is... more »
  • Man's Body Found in New Orleans Drainage Canal

    October 4, 2010 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans authorities are seeking the identity of a body found in drainage canal. Coroner's office Chief Investigator John Gagliano said that the body was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Saturday and that the man had drowned earlier in the day. He said foul play is not... more »
  • Body Found in Wooded Area in Baton Rouge

    September 28, 2010 8:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say they're investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman whose body was found in a wooded area behind a vacant beauty school. A report by Capt. Joan Cage says the cause of death was not clear and the death investigation is continuing.... more »
  • Body found in wooded area in Baton Rouge

    September 28, 2010 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Baton Rouge police say they're investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman whose body was found in a wooded area behind a vacant beauty school. A report by Capt. Joan Cage says the cause of death was not clear and the death investigation is continuing. The... more »
  • Missing Breaux Bridge man found dead

    September 9, 2010 5:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Authorities say a Lafayette resident cutting grass found the body of a 32-year-old Breaux Bridge man in the Vermilion River. St. Martin Parish sheriff's Maj. Ginny Higgins tells The Advocate that the body of Bobby Lindsey was recovered Wednesday in a stretch of water, which sits on... more »
  • Body found in Vermilion River

    September 9, 2010 5:00 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) St. Martin Parish authorities say a person cutting grass found the body of a 32-year-old Breaux Bridge man in the Vermilion River. The sheriff's office says the body was found Wednesday and identified as Bobby Lindsey, who was reported missing earlier in the day. Authorities told... more »
  • Body Found Under Bridge in Baton Rouge

    August 16, 2010 5:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old man whose body was found under a canal bridge. Police say the man was identified Sunday as John Ricky Wilson of Baton Rouge. A passerby found his body on Saturday. Police say some injuries were... more »
  • Body found in Bayou Courtableau

    August 15, 2010 3:50 PM

    WASHINGTON, La. (AP) St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says one of a dozen people getting a barge ride as part of a new festival pointed out a body in Bayou Courtableau. The Daily World reports that an autopsy will be performed to learn what caused the death of 25-year-old... more »
  • Body Found in Bayou Courtableau

    August 15, 2010 3:47 PM

    WASHINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says one of a dozen people getting a barge ride as part of a new festival pointed out a body in Bayou Courtableau. The Daily World reports that an autopsy will be performed to learn what caused the death of... more »
  • UPDATE: Man Missing After Wrecking Car in Baldwin

    August 10, 2010 6:29 PM

    MORE INFORMATION: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's officials are still trying to piece together the events leading up to Glenn Lemoine's death. His car was found on the Highway 90 East on ramp from Highway 83. He was last seen about 2 miles away, trying to hitchhike on the bridge over... more »
  • Missing Jennings man found dead

    August 6, 2010 8:35 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) A search team has found the body of a 21-year-old Jennings man who had been missing since early Sunday morning. Jefferson Davis Parish Coroner Charles Deese tells The Advocate the body is that of Jayce Ryan Dupuis. Deese said he could not yet release the cause of... more »
  • Missing Jennings man found dead

    August 6, 2010 8:35 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) A search team has found the body of a 21-year-old Jennings man who had been missing since early Sunday morning. Jefferson Davis Parish Coroner Charles Deese tells The Advocate the body is that of Jayce Ryan Dupuis. Deese said he could not yet release the cause of... more »
  • Woman's Body Found InTerrebonne Parish woods

    July 19, 2010 6:01 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The body of a woman reported missing has been found in the Terrebonne Parish woods, and her husband is accused in her slaying. Sheriff's Maj. Malcolm Wolfe says 38-year-old Kristi Verrett was reported missing Saturday about 6:30 p.m. by her 19-year-old son. The teenager told authorities... more »
  • Body found of Houma woman reported missing by son

    July 19, 2010 5:00 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) The body of a woman reported missing has been found in the Terrebonne Parish woods, and her husband is accused in her slaying. Sheriff's Maj. Malcolm Wolfe says 38-year-old Kristi Verrett was reported missing Saturday about 6:30 p.m. by her 19-year-old son. The teenager told authorities his... more »
  • 18-year-old's body found in Lake Palourde

    June 23, 2010 5:21 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says an 18-year-old's body has been found, three days after she and a 39-year-old man drowned in Lake Palourde (puh-LOORD'), near Morgan City. Department spokesman Adam Einck says Theresa Hidalgo's body was found Wednesday near the west shore of... more »
  • Body Found in St. Gabriel Field

    June 10, 2010 7:34 AM

    ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) - St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin says his department has opened a homicide investigation after finding the charred remains of a human body in a pasture. Ambeau said that the body was found around 2 p.m. Wednesday near La. Highway 141. He said it is unclear... more »
  • Body found in St. Gabriel field

    June 10, 2010 7:27 AM

    ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin says his department has opened a homicide investigation after finding the charred remains of a human body in a pasture. Ambeau tells The Advocate that the body was found around 2 p.m. Wednesday near La. Highway 141. He said it is... more »
  • Man's Body Found in Front of His Mobile Home

    May 26, 2010 8:53 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man whose body was found in front of his mobile home. Sheriff Tony Mancuso tells the American Press that a relative found the body of Paul Edward Lee just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Sonar finds man's body

    May 22, 2010 12:57 PM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) The body of a Pineville man who drowned while trying to swim across the Red River was found by searchers aided by sonar. The Town Talk reported on Saturday that the body was found Friday night. The victim, Edward Gordon Jr., 36, had been fishing with a... more »
  • Discovery of Man's Body Found Floating in Mississippi River

    May 21, 2010 1:37 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie.... more »
  • Man's Body Found In Mississippi River

    May 21, 2010 9:59 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie.... more »
  • Man's body found in Miss. River

    May 21, 2010 5:26 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie. The... more »
  • Partly nude body in woods near Golden Meadow

    May 8, 2010 7:23 PM

    GOLDEN MEADOW, La. (AP) Lafourche Parish authorities say a woman's partly nude body has been found in woods near Golden Meadow, one day after a severely beaten and partly nude woman was found in a Thibodaux cane field. Sheriff's spokeswoman Lesley Hill Peters says officials don't know if the killings... more »
  • Bossier Parish: Body Found

    May 7, 2010 9:19 AM

    BENTON, La. (AP) - Bossier Parish authorities are investigating after fishermen discovered a body in Red Chute Bayou. The men spotted the body floating face down in a tangle of brush just south of the U.S. Highway 80 bridge over the bayou about 2:30 p.m. yesterday.
  • New Orleans: Canoe Accident

    May 7, 2010 9:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans area authorities have recovered the bodies of two men whose canoe capsized in the Mississippi River. Twenty-five-year-old James Brynaert and 42-year-old Derek Murphy had taken a newly-purchased canoe into the river, hoping to catch fish last Saturday
  • Fishermen find body in Red Chute Bayou

    May 7, 2010 5:00 AM

    BENTON, La. (AP) Bossier Parish authorities are investigating after fishermen discovered a body in Red Chute Bayou. The men spotted the body floating face down in a tangle of brush just south of the U.S. Highway 80 bridge over the bayou about 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Bossier Parish sheriff's spokesman Ed... more »
  • Bossier coroner identifies body found in bayou

    May 7, 2010 5:00 AM

    BENTON, La. (AP) Bossier Parish Sheriff Larry Deen says a body found in Red Chute Bayou has been identified as that of a woman reported missing since March 3. Deen says the coroner's office used dental records to identify the victim, 39-year-old Nancy Sue Miller of Haughton. Fishermen spotted the... more »
  • Body found in Ouachita River

    April 21, 2010 9:24 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) Monroe police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the Ouachita River. Lt. Jeff Harris said the body was identified as 45-year-old Robert Bradford III. Harris said Bradford had connections to Charlotte, N.C., but also had relatives in Haynesville, La. Harris said... more »
  • Body may be missing Natchitoches woman

    March 24, 2010 6:59 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies say a body recovered over the weekend might be that of woman who disappeared in December. Sheriff Victor Jones said a fisherman discovered the corpse of a white woman Saturday morning in Johnson Chute Bayou. Officials have said the body likely is Clara... more »
  • Body found along I-55

    March 19, 2010 9:16 AM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) St. John the Baptist Parish authorities have recovered the body of an unidentified man from the water along Interstate 55 north of LaPlace. Sheriff's spokesman Capt. Dane Clement said a boater navigating waters two miles north of the Ruddock exit on I-55 spotted the body about 7:35... more »
  • Body found along I-55

    March 19, 2010 9:16 AM

    LAPLACE, La. (AP) St. John the Baptist Parish authorities have identified the body of a man recovered from the water along Interstate 55 north of LaPlace. Sheriff's spokesman Capt. Dane Clement says a boater navigating waters two miles north of the Ruddock exit on I-55 spotted the body about 7:35... more »
  • Crawfisherman's Body Found In St. Martin Parish

    March 9, 2010 7:05 PM

    The body of a local fisherman was found just before midnight Monday in St. Martin Parish. The body has been identified as 40-year-old Miles Serrette. He left Monday morning, alone, to check his crawfish traps along the Atchafalaya Basin. When he did not come home by late afternoon, his... more »
  • Body found in Zachary

    March 8, 2010 11:14 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) Zachary police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the side of a road. Police Chief John Herty said an employee of the Department of Public Works found the body about 7:15 a.m. Monday. Although the body was covered in blood, Herty... more »
  • UPDATE: 3rd Suspect Sought In Lafayette Body Found Case

    March 2, 2010 5:31 PM

    UPDATE: Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for John Clifford Romine (38) of Lafayette for 2nd Degree Murder. Romine is alleged to have taken part in the stabbing death of Dwayne Ball. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Romine is encouraged to call... more »
  • No stab or gunshot wounds found on woman's body

    February 26, 2010 8:12 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) Investigators are still working to establish the cause of death in the case of a young mother whose body was found in Terrebonne Parish. Coroner's investigators found no gunshot or stab wounds on the body of 26-year-old Merell Stewart of Gray. Stewart was missing for about four... more »
  • Missing woman's body found in marshy area

    February 24, 2010 8:11 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies in an airboat have found the body of a 26-year-old woman reported missing Friday. Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois says the body of 26-year-old Merell Stewart of Gray was found Tuesday in marsh about 5 miles from her home, near the intersection of U.S. 90... more »
  • Unidentified body found at gas station

    February 17, 2010 7:15 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Police say an unidentified man was found dead behind a Lafayette gas station. Police Cpl. Paul Mouton said foul play is not suspected. Mouton says a coroner's report is pending to determine cause of death. The body was found around 8:20 p.m. Monday. Mouton tells The Advocate... more »
  • Man's body found behind gas station

    February 17, 2010 7:15 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Police say a 51-year-old man was found dead behind a Lafayette gas station. Police Cpl. Paul Mouton said the coroner has ruled that Richard Ronald Fuller, originally from Echo, died from natural causes. The body was found around 8:20 p.m. Monday.
  • UPDATE: Body Found Cause Of Death And Identity To Be Released

    February 16, 2010 6:43 AM

    UPDATE: Police say a cause of death and identity for the body found will be released on Wednesday. The body of a middle-aged man was found Monday (February 15) evening behind the Chevron gas station at the corner of Congress and Bertrand. Investigators tell KATC, three girls went into... more »
  • Woman's body found in lake identified

    January 29, 2010 6:44 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) The woman whose body was found floating in Kincaid Lake on Tuesday has been identified as 22-year-old Amanda L. Stroud of Montgomery, who had previously been reported missing. The identity was released Thursday by Rapides Parish Sheriff Chuck Wagner and Rapides Parish Coroner Francis Brian Jr. Stroud... more »
  • Fishermen find woman's body in Rapides Parish lake

    January 26, 2010 8:55 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) A woman's body has been found floating in Kincaid Lake, west of Alexandria. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies said two fishermen close to the dock of the Kincaid boat ramp spotted the body shortly after noon Tuesday. The victim was described as a white female in her early... more »
  • Missing Shreveport man found dead in Bossier

    January 12, 2010 2:06 PM

    BELLEVUE, La. (AP) A missing Shreveport man's body has been found at the Bayou Bodcau recreation area, about 20 miles east of Shreveport in Bossier Parish. Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies and Shreveport police say 59-year-old Ted Lowrie apparently killed himself. A state Wildlife and Fisheries agent found Lowery's truck and... more »
  • Woman's body discovered on side of road

    November 24, 2009 7:27 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says a 19-year-old woman whose body was found on the side a road is apparently the victim of homicide. The victim was identified as Sierra Bouzigard of Moss Bluff. Mancuso said Bouzigard's body was found at 7:37 a.m. Monday by a... more »
  • Body found in Mississippi River

    November 17, 2009 11:02 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) Harbor Police have recovered a body from the Mississippi River. Police tell WWL-TV that a fuel company employee spotted the body floating in the river near Gretna around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Police did not say whether the body was a male or female and are working to... more »
  • Missing boater's body found in Westwego canal

    November 2, 2009 6:11 PM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) The body of a boater missing in Bayou Segnette since late last week has been found in the Westwego Canal. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, says 44-year-old Robert Dominique's body was pulled from the water Monday by members of the department's... more »
  • Body found in burning car

    October 28, 2009 6:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans police and fire officials are investigating the discovery of a man's body in a burning car near University Hospital. Firefighters responded to a car fire shortly before 4 a.m Thursday and once the fire was out, a body was found inside the vehicle. The man... more »
  • Body found in car; foul play not suspected

    October 9, 2009 8:01 AM

    ROANOKE, La. (AP) - Jefferson Davis Parish authorities say the body of a woman reported missing in Texas has been found in a car near Roanoke, about five miles west of Jennings. Dr. Charles Deese, the deputy coroner, identified her Thursday as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie of Humble. He says he... more »
  • Body Found in Burning Vehicle

    September 28, 2009 10:31 AM

    According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Detectives with the Sheriff's Office, State Fire Marshalls Office, Acadiana Crime Lab and State Police Auto Theft are investigating the cause of death associated with that of a body found in a burning vehicle early this morning on Adier Road north of Abbeville.... more »

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