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Body of woman found in Bonnet Carre Spillway

8 months 1 week 6 days ago May 04, 2016 May 4, 2016 Wednesday, May 04 2016 May 04, 2016 1:09 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Authorities say the body of a woman was found in Bonnet Carré Spillway early Wednesday morning.

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that morning work crews with the KCS Railroad contacted them shortly after 7 a.m. about in a body in Lake Pontchartrain. The woman’s body was located just west of the entrance canal to the lower section in the Bonnet Carré Spillway.

Deputies say the body was in an advanced state of decomposition. She was clad in a red and white plaid button-down shirt, a white under-shirt and a blue sports bra, according to WWL-TV.

Anyone with information on the identity of the woman is urged to contact SCPSO’s Detective Chris Baird at (985) 783-6807.

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