BRPD investigating body found in Mississippi river, release identity

Published: Jan. 29, 2016 at 2:19 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2016 at 4:44 PM CST
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Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a body found in the river Friday morning. Police say the body was found between the Belle Casino and the New Mississippi River Bridge along the embankment.

Police say there was also a bicycle found at the scene. Officials do not suspect foul play.

Preliminary reports say 54-year-old Larry Grant was riding his bike to work and fell off of the top of the levee.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.

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