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Body found off Hoo Shoo Too Rd. identified as Amedisys founder

7 months 1 week 5 days ago August 16, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 Tuesday, August 16 2016 August 16, 2016 12:41 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Coroner has identified the ninth confirmed victim of devastating flooding in the Baton Rouge area.

The body of Bill Borne was recovered off Hoo Shoo Too Road.

Borne was the founder and former CEO of Amedisys in Baton Rouge. Amedisys is a home health services company and is now a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. He resided in Mallard Lakes, according to a person who helped search for him.

The discovery of Borne's body brings the flood-related fatality total to nine. Borne was among the people listed on WBRZ.com's listed of missing persons as storm recovery efforts began to ramp up. He was last seen at around 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to family. His red ATV was found in water along a boat launch at the Mallard Lakes subdivision off Hoo Shoo Too Road. His daughter said she believed he had fallen and injured his head.

More details are expected.

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