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UPDATE: LDWF identifies victim of possible drowning in Amelia

Posted at 11:50 AM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 14:52:58-04

The man who died this past weekend in a possible drowning has been identified.

According to state Wildlife and Fisheries officials, his name was Wesley Joseph Francis, 39. He was from Morgan City, officials said.

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Section assisted the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries with the recovery of a body Saturday afternoon.

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is handling the investigation.