Deputies find woman in submerged car

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Posted: Dec 10, 2012 6:05 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Dec 10, 2012 6:05 PM
Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

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Topics: baton rouge, deputies, elderly, female, mall, louisiana, body, found, vehicle, submerged

BATON ROUGE - Deputies retrieved a woman's body from a vehicle which drove off into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana this afternoon.

The sheriff's office released that information shortly before 6 p.m., four-and-a-half hours after the car reportedly drove off a frontage road and into the canal.

Divers and rescue crews in boats found the vehicle after an hours-long search in the water. Sheriff's deputies didn't release the woman's name, only saying she was a white, elderly female.

News 2's Kristy Davis will have more on this operation and investigation tonight at 10 p.m.

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