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Body pulled from Amite River

3 years 3 months 1 week ago July 15, 2013 Jul 15, 2013 Monday, July 15 2013 July 15, 2013 5:48 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Crews pulled the body of a 25-year-old man from the Amite River this evening.

Jason Kristopher Hamilton went missing while swimming near Horseshoe Bend Road in East Baton Rouge Parish this afternoon.

Sheriff's deputies said a group of adults were swimming in the area when one went under the water, and hadn't been seen since.

Investigators said witnesses told them the victim had been drinking.

News 2's Ryan Naquin will have more at 10 p.m.

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