11 deaths confirmed in Louisiana flooding
BATON ROUGE - Eleven deaths have been confirmed as a result of storms and flooding in south Louisiana.
Devin George, state registrar for vital records, said Tuesday the latest confirmed death occurred in Rapides Parish. He did not immediately provide details.
Of the other deaths, five were in East Baton Rouge Parish, three in Tangipahoa Parish and two were in St. Helena Parish.
One was in Tangipahoa Parish. The body of a 49-year-old man was discovered in a wooded area near Kentwood. The other death occurred in East Baton Rouge Parish. A 58-year-old man was discovered in the woods near Millar Estates.
Floodwaters were receding in many parts of south Louisiana on Tuesday, though they were continuing to rise in other areas as the water drained south.
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