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Teams find body of missing boater

11 months ago May 25, 2014 May 25, 2014 Sunday, May 25 2014 Sunday, May 25, 2014 9:53:29 PM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. AMANT- State Wildlife Agents found the body of 28-year-old man who fell into the Diversion Canal as he tried to get into a boat. They believe that's when the boat ran over him.

It happened around 7pm. Authorities spent the next eight hours searching the canal. They eventually found the body of Matthew Green of Baton Rouge just before 3 this morning.

The St. Amant Fire Department and Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office set up command centers near the search site.  The State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are also assistedwith the search.

 

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