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Woman pulled from Atchafalaya River died of accidental drowning

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Posted at 10:46 AM, May 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 11:46:05-04

The woman who was pulled from the Atchafalaya River died of accidental drowning.

On Wednesday, SMPSO says they obtained evidence that confirmed the victim, 38-year-old Monique Barrilleaux of Morgan City, died of accidental drowning.

Barrilleaux's body was pulled from the river around 5 miles south of Berwick on Sunday morning, May 1, 2022, by Marine Section deputies.

No foul play is suspected.

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