Body found in Blind River

The body of a man was found early Thursday morning in the Blind River.

Sheriff Willy Martin says a fisherman found the body of a man believed to be in his twenties around 2 a.m. near the St. James-Ascension Parish line.

Martin would not say whether foul play is suspected.

The man's name has not been released.

The body has been sent to New Orleans for an autopsy.

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