74°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Tue
85°
70°
80%
Wed
87°
71°
60%
Thu
86°
71°
60%
Follow our weather team on social media

Denham Springs man drowns off Grand Isle beach

3 years ago July 04, 2011 Jul 4, 2011 Monday, July 04 2011 Monday, July 04, 2011 8:28:32 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

GRAND ISLE- A 47-year-old Denham Springs man has drowned off a Grand Isle beach after being dragged out by a strong current on Sunday.

The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office told a Houma newspaper the body of Louis Arturo Polanco Morales was recovered around 7 p.m. on the beach at Grand Isle State Park.

Coroner's investigator Tommy Evans says witnesses told him Morales, a young girl and another man were fishing on the rocks when the girl fell in. Both men jumped in to rescue the girl. The other man made it out with her, but Morales was dragged off by the current.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
74°
74°
Tue
T-Storms
85°
70°
Wed
Scattered T-Storms
87°
71°
Thu
Scattered T-Storms
86°
71°
Fri
PM T-Storms
87°
71°