Searchers find body of bayou jumper

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.

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