GROSSE TETE, LA (WAFB) - Searchers have found the body of a man who chose to jump into a bayou to elude authorities early Tuesday morning.
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said it located the body in Bayou Blue shortly before 10:30 a.m.
Deputies said the Memphis, TN man dove into Bayou Blue in Grosse Tete while running away after a traffic stop on I-10.
They don't know his name.
Detectives reported finding fake money and handguns in the car.
Elesha Gunn of Houston, TX was driving the car. Gunn was booked on counterfeiting charges.