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Man's body found in Louisiana bayou

4 weeks 2 days 8 minutes ago Saturday, April 20 2019 Apr 20, 2019 April 20, 2019 5:28 PM April 20, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A north Louisiana sheriff's office is investigating the discovery of a body in Jeems Bayou.
 
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies were notified that a kayaker found a body of a man in the bayou just before 8 a.m. Saturday about a half-mile south of the bridge on Highway 2.
 
Sgt. Pam Purgerson says there was also evidence that a vehicle had left the roadway and struck the bridge and several trees.
 
Authorities recovered a pickup truck that had been submerged.
 
The victim's identity has not been released.

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