Body found in river identified as Walker man

Brandon Steele Parnell (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
Brandon Steele Parnell (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The body of a man who had been missing since last month was found Thursday in St. James Parish.

Brandon Steele Parnell, 26, was last seen at a lounge just east of Denham Springs on February 25th.

Parnell's body was found by a fisherman around 2 a.m. near the Ascension-St. James Parish line.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says foul play is suspected in the case.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning.

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