Body found in waterway in St. John the Baptist Parish - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Body pulled from bayou, cause of death undetermined


Officials said a body was found in a bayou in St. John the Baptist Parish on Wednesday.

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported the body was discovered in the Dutch Bayou near the Hope Canal.

The St. John Coroner's Office was called to the scene to collect the body.

The name of the victim has not been released. Investigators have not yet determined a cause of death.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Marine Division assisted with the recovery effort.

The investigation is ongoing.


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