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Body of missing fisherman found in Terrebonne Parish

1 year 2 months 1 day ago November 18, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 Wednesday, November 18 2015 November 18, 2015 4:39 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

HOUMA – Deputies in Terrebonne Parish said they found the body of a missing fisherman who went missing Tuesday.

Deputies found the body of 69-year-old Gary P. Crochet of Houma Wednesday afternoon after a two day search in Lake Decade in Terrebonne Parish.

According to Sheriff Jerry Larpenter, a local fisherman contacted deputies Tuesday who said he saw an empty boat on Lake Decade. The fisherman told deputies that earlier in the day he saw a man fishing on the same boat by himself.

Larpenter said TPSO Water Patrol deputies searched Lake Decade until Tuesday night but were unable to find Crochet.

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