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Body found at Lake Martin identified as Lafayette woman

LaThresa Joubert
Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 16:35:10-05

A body found yesterday at Lake Martin has now been identified as 26-year-old Lathresa Yvonne Joubert of Lafayette.

Cause of death has not yet been determined and is pending the results of an autopsy.

Foul play is suspected, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office. The investigation remains ongoing.

Friday morning, Deputies responded to a report of a body of an unidentified black female that was found off of Rookery Road at Lake Martin in Breaux Bridge.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-394-3071 or via messenger on the SMPSO Facebook page.