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  • Prosecutor: 3 babies' bodies found in filthy house Play Video

    September 12, 2014 2:06 AM

    BLACKSTONE, MA - Police have arrested and charged a woman in connection with the living conditions at the Massachusetts home where the bodies of three infants were found. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Erika Murray will be arraigned Friday on charges including intimidation of a witness on Friday. Blackstone Police Department spokesman... more »
  • Kasem kids worry about his body

    August 12, 2014 7:49 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Kasey Kasem's children are apparently worried about what his wife will do with his body almost two months after he died. A publicist for his daughter says his wife, Jean, may have the body flown to Europe. Kasem was the long-time radio host of "American Top... more »
  • Where's Casey's body?

    July 18, 2014 7:36 PM

    SEATTLE- No one knows where Casey Kasem's body is but a judge in Washington granted his daughter a temporary restraining order preventing his wife from cremating his remains. A lawyer for Kasem's wife, Jean, refused to comment on the order. A lawyer for his daughter, Kerri, says that... more »
  • Police: Body of 5 year-old Gulfport girl in vacant trailer home

    July 17, 2014 2:56 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - Police in coastal Mississippi say the body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in a vacant mobile home, and her death is being investigated as a homicide. Gulfport Police says the body of Janaya Makayia Thompson was found about 8:45 a.m. Thursday. They say... more »
  • BRPD: Body in burned home had been shot

    July 14, 2014 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge man whose body was found in burned home had also been shot. Investigators said the body of Laross Davis, 35, was found in his home on Eaton Street around 6:30 a.m. Firefighters said they had been called to the home... more »
  • Woman found dead Monday night near Lafayette road

    July 1, 2014 11:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Sheriff's deputies say the body of a 19-year-old woman was found Monday night lying near Gazette Road in Lafayette. Capt. Craig Stansbury of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. He says the victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of... more »
  • Shot, burned body found in New Orleans

    July 1, 2014 3:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Construction workers in eastern New Orleans have found the body of a woman who had been shot and burned. The body was found in shrubbery alongside Michoud Boulevard about 4 p.m. Monday. Police said that workers who came across the body were excavating the land nearby. The... more »
  • Cadaver dogs to look for rest of human remains in Loranger

    May 23, 2014 10:51 PM

    LORANGER- A team of cadaver dogs will search an area near Loranger after a human skull was found earlier this week. A spokesperson told WBRZ News 2 Friday, next week the special search team will attempt to locate other items that may be connected to the find. Dawn Panepinto... more »
  • Body found in South Korean ferry as weather eases

    May 13, 2014 3:51 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - Another body trapped in a sunken South Korean ferry has been retrieved as the search for missing passengers resumed after a three-day break because of strong winds and waves. Officials have found 276 bodies, and 28 passengers remain missing. Improved weather allowed the search to resume... more »
  • Police identify woman found in park Play Video

    April 14, 2014 6:58 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. Cpl. Paul Mouton says the death is suspicious, but detectives have not ruled out foul play in the death of the Alexandria Shelton.... more »
  • UPDATE: Identity released of man killed, dumped in canal

    April 8, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a murder after the body of a 38-year-old man was found shot to death early Tuesday morning. The body of Alexander Scott was found by neighborhood residents around 7:30am in a canal behind houses in the 4300 block of Jefferson Ave.... more »
  • Body found in Red River identified

    April 3, 2014 11:48 AM

    BENTON - A body found in the Red River has been identified as a man who's been missing more than a week. 22 year-old Glen Bowens was reported missing on March 24. The body was found Tuesday night about a mile south of Red River South Marina on U.S.... more »
  • Body of missing woman found in river Play Video

    March 30, 2014 7:08 PM

    NEW ROADS - Point Coupee Parish deputies have positively identified a body found in False River as a missing nursing home resident with dementia. Investigators found the body of Isla Lazare in the river. Deputies suspect drowning as the cause of death. On March 27, Lazare went missing... more »
  • 2 weeks after waking up in body bag, Miss. man dies

    March 13, 2014 2:06 PM

    LEXINGTON, Miss.- A coroner says a 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home after being mistakenly pronounced deceased. Holmes County Coroner Dexter Howard says Walter Williams died at his home in Lexington around 1 a.m. Thursday. The cause... more »
  • Deputy, pastor drowns while fishing

    January 17, 2014 3:28 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a man who served as a local pastor and part-time deputy with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office drowned while fishing Friday afternoon. Lt. Col. Archer Lee said that search crews found the body of Earnis James in a lake near the Rosemound... more »
  • Wrong body in casket

    January 10, 2014 7:24 PM

    WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND- A woman want answers after the wrong body was found in a casket that should have contained her mother. Lisa Kondvar's mom died unexpectedly on the island of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. When the casket and body where shipped to Rhode Island, Kondvar discovered... more »
  • LSP identifies man found dead near Juban Road Play Video

    December 30, 2013 7:45 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police released the name of a man found dead on the side of the road in Livingston Parish Monday morning, and said the driver who hit him wouldn't be cited. Trooper Jared Sandifer said the body of Devin I. Hammond, 27, was found alongside Juban... more »
  • Officer and neighbor shot, burning body found

    December 20, 2013 12:10 PM

    FRANKLINTON - Deputies say a man was arrested for shooting a police officer and his neighbor before setting his mobile home on fire where the body of a woman was found. According to Chief Deputy Mike Haley, it happened Thursday night in Franklinton when the suspect robbed and shot... more »
  • Autopsy: man was stabbed to death

    December 9, 2013 10:52 PM

    ST. GABRIEL- An autopsy found a man, found dead and dumped near the Mississippi River, was stabbed. Marcus Franklin, 31, was discovered dead about a week after he was reported missing in Baton Rouge. His body was found behind the levee near the ferry dock in Iberville Parish. ... more »
  • Body found along river, identified Play Video

    December 6, 2013 10:22 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - The dead body found along the Mississippi River in Iberville Parish has been identified as 31-year-old, Marcus Franklin. Earlier this week, a car tied to Franklin was found severely burned in Ascension Parish, according to Iberville Sheriff Brett Stassi. Baton Rouge Police say, he was... more »
  • Divers find body of missing platform worker

    October 29, 2013 9:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Divers have found the body of a missing oil platform worker at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, near the platform that sits in 100 feet of water about 55 miles offshore. The body, recovered Tuesday, is believed to be that of 38-year-old Peter Voces, a... more »
  • Dead body found this morning on Jefferson Avenue

    September 23, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the killing of a man found dead in Baton Rouge this morning. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said the man was found in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Police did not release details about how the man died,... more »
  • Body found in East Baton Rouge neighborhood

    September 5, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating what happened to a person found dead this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. The victim's body was found out on Stanley Aubin Lane near Cedarcrest around 6 a.m. Investigators did not immediately call it a murder, saying they still... more »
  • Firefighters find body inside burned mobile home

    September 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said they found a man's body inside a mobile home which burned overnight in Baton Rouge. Robert Combs with BRFD said investigators were leaving a suspected meth lab fire when they spotted the burning mobile home on North 22nd Street. He said firefighters found... more »
  • Back from the dead

    August 23, 2013 8:02 PM

    PHILADELPHIA- A big oops for a son and a friend who identified the body of a woman who turned out to be alive. Sharolyn Jackson came home two weeks after her family held a funeral and burial. Authorities says Jackson was identified by her son and a social worker who... more »
  • Coroner: Man found along I-10 died from beating

    August 20, 2013 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man whose body was found on Saturday by the side of Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans was beaten to death. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office tells The Times-Picayune the death has now been classified as a homicide. John Gagliano, chief investigator for the coroner's office,... more »
  • NYPD head questions call for officer body cameras

    August 18, 2013 12:43 PM

    NEW YORK - New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is raising questions about the idea of outfitting officers with tiny video cameras. A judge recently ordered the NYPD to test the devices after finding its stop and frisk practices discriminated against blacks and Hispanics. Kelly appeared Sunday on ABC News'... more »
  • Mom and son eyed for body in freezer

    August 8, 2013 7:52 PM

    VENTURA, CALIFORNIA- A mother and son are persons of interest after the body of her missing boyfriend was found in her storage unit's freezer. Investigators found the body after searching 66-year-old Mary Hannan's storage unit as part of a murder investigation. Now police want more information about Hannan and her... more »
  • Sheriff: Missing swimmer's body found

    August 7, 2013 3:35 PM

    FRANKLINTON - The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of 22-year-old Melanie Borja has been found. Borja, of Picayune, Miss., went missing on the Bogue Chitto River near Franklinton on Sunday. The sheriff's office tells WDSU-TV that Borja's body was found at about 1 p.m. Wednesday near the area... more »
  • Ways to get bikini body ready in no time Play Video

    July 25, 2013 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Stephens was on News 2 at 4 today talking about how you can be "bikini body ready" in no time. He discussed different liposuction options and CoolSculpting, a procedure which freezes fat cells to eliminate them. Dr. Stephens answered viewer questions... more »
  • Sentencing delayed for ex-N.O. cop who burned body

    July 17, 2013 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A federal judge has agreed to postpone a resentencing hearing for a former New Orleans police officer who was convicted of burning the body of a man who was shot and killed by another officer following Hurricane Katrina. Gregory McRae's July 25 sentencing was moved Wednesday to Jan.... more »
  • Coroner identifies man pulled from waterway

    July 15, 2013 11:32 AM

    GRETNA - The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office has identified the man pulled from a waterway near Lafitte as 22-year-old Ryan Toombs of Marrero. The Times-Picayune reports an autopsy is being conducted to determine a cause of death. Officials with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recovered Toombs' body about... more »
  • Body is missing teacher, drowning cause of death

    June 10, 2013 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish coroner's office says the body found inside a car pulled from a New Orleans bayou this weekend has been identified as missing teacher Terrilynn Monette, and that the cause of her death was drowning. Coroner's investigator John Gagliano said Monday that dental records were... more »
  • Priest, on leave pending investigation, found dead

    June 10, 2013 1:37 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A body found last week at an Alexandria motel has been identified as a 48-year-old priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria. Alexandria police said there was no sign of foul play in the death of Jamie Medina-Cruz. The body was found at the Value Place Motel... more »
  • Body found in river is abducted Iowa teen's

    June 9, 2013 4:17 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa authorities have identified a body found in a river as that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted with another girl after getting off a school bus last month. Officials said Sunday that an autopsy confirms the body found Friday night in the Des Moines... more »
  • Body pulled from lake is that of missing swimmer

    May 31, 2013 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A two-day search for a 21-year-old man who went missing in Lake Pontchartrain as he tried to save another swimmer in distress has ended. The Times-Picayune reports Keswany Chavez's body was spotted floating in the water about 10:40 a.m. Thursday. An autopsy will be conducted Friday to... more »
  • NO police find body in Lake Pontchartrain

    May 30, 2013 3:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans Police have found a body in Lake Pontchartrain near the University of New Orleans campus. Shortly before 11 a.m., witnesses say the body was floating face-up in the water and bystanders were crying as it was pulled out of the water. Authorities have not identified the... more »
  • Bombing suspect's widow wants his body released

    April 30, 2013 7:19 PM

    PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND- The widow of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects wants his body released by the Massachusetts medical examiner to his family. The lawyer for Katherine Russell says she wants Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body has met with law enforcement "for many hours over the past week." Tsarnaev died... more »
  • Procedures to help get that perfect beach body Play Video

    April 25, 2013 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Stephens talked about procedures available to help you get that killer beach body. Also, he told us what to expect after procedure like breast implants and liposuction. He also touched on precautions you need to take when visiting the beach so... more »
  • Dock worker's body found after cruise ship incident

    April 12, 2013 4:02 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. - The body of a missing Mobile shipyard worker has been pulled from the Mobile Bay. Authorities say the body of 64-year-old John R. Johnson was recovered Friday morning near the area where he was last seen. U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Michael Clausen says authorities found Johnson's... more »
  • Car towed with body inside

    April 2, 2013 7:48 PM

    RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA- A North Carolina State Trooper is on administrative leave after he ordered a towing company to haul off a car after a wreck and didn't realize the body of the driver was inside. Carolyn Watkins was reported missing by her son after she failed to show up... more »
  • Body off building

    April 1, 2013 7:35 PM

    SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA- A man appeared to have accidentally died when he lowered himself off an 18-story office building building with a rope. The Sacramento Fire Department says its a mystery why the man harnessed himself and went down the side of the high-rise. The man did not work there. It... more »
  • Body not yet ID'd as Dorner, so protection continues

    February 13, 2013 4:14 PM

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - Police said protection for people threatened by former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner will continue, even though Dorner is believed dead after a confrontation with police at a mountain cabin. Otherwise, Los Angeles police say they've returned to normal patrol operations. Coroners... more »
  • Truck driver's body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain

    February 8, 2013 2:01 PM

    METAIRIE -The body of a truck driver has been recovered, after his truck fell off the Causeway and into Lake Pontchartrain. The driver has been identified as 39-year-old Christopher Sergeant of New Orleans. His body was found by searchers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office near the site where... more »
  • Dead hiker's loyal dog

    February 5, 2013 7:22 PM

    Kentucky, a Labrador retriever, is credited with helping authorities find the body of his master who died hiking in New Jersey. Authorities say a team saw the dog's eyes reflecting off headlings during the search for 51-year-old Bjoern Waalberg, who had died hours earlier. Waalberg and Kentucky set off on... more »
  • Phoenix police: Body found that matches shooter

    January 31, 2013 10:29 AM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police say they've found a body that matches the description of the man wanted for an office shooting that killed a man and critically wounded another. Authorities say the vehicle that 70-year-old Arthur Douglas Harmon was likely driving was found Thursday in a Mesa parking lot. Police... more »
  • Katrina burned body trials March 11, March 18

    January 22, 2013 5:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A new trial will begin March 11 for a former New Orleans police lieutenant accused of covering up a police killing after Hurricane Katrina. The ex-officer accused of killing the man will be tried a week later. U.S. District Judge Lance Africk set the dates Tuesday. David... more »
  • Man booked in robbery, shooting death

    December 12, 2012 11:04 AM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says detectives have arrested a 28-year-old Napoleonville man accused of shooting and killing a Thibodaux man last week during an armed robbery in Belle Rose. Waguespack said in a news release received by The Advocate Harrison Truehill was booked Tuesday night with second-degree... more »
  • Deputies find woman in submerged car

    December 10, 2012 6:05 PM

    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.... more »
  • Woman pleads guilty in SS theft case

    December 3, 2012 4:50 PM

    SLIDELL - A woman accused of helping stuff the body of her roommate's dead father into an ice chest and stealing almost $34,000 of his Social Security checks has pleaded guilty. The Times-Picayune reports Heidi Todd, 45, pleaded guilty to unlawful disposal of human remains, mutilating or disinterring human remains... more »
  • Body identified as missing oil platform worker

    November 28, 2012 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A body found Monday in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle has been identified as a Filipino worker missing since a Nov. 16 oil platform fire. Lafourche Parish Coroner Dr. John King says the body is 28-year-old Jerome Malagapo. Malagapo had been working for Grand Isle... more »
  • Officials trying to identify body pulled from Gulf

    November 27, 2012 5:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Jefferson Parish coroner's office is trying to determine whether the decomposed body of a man recovered from the Gulf of Mexico is a worker missing since a fire erupted on an offshore oil platform on Nov. 16. The Coast Guard says the body was spotted Monday... more »
  • Mail carrier steps past dead man

    November 9, 2012 7:28 PM

    The Postal Service defends a mail carrier who stepped around a man who fell dead near his front door in Denver. Dale Porch collapsed after being dropped off from work the night before and never made it inside his house. Hours later, the mail carrier walked by the body to... more »
  • Arrest made after body found in trunk

    November 2, 2012 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police told News 2 today they've arrested one person in connection with a man found dead in the trunk of a car Thursday morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said police arrested Damarcos Gross, 19, today in suspicion of accessory to first-degree murder, accessory to arson and theft.... more »
  • BRPD: No positive ID on body found in trunk

    November 1, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they haven't been able to determine the identity or cause of death for a body found in an abandoned car this afternoon. The car was found parked this morning in the lot of a beauty salon at Evangeline and Beechwood Drive.... more »
  • Government replaces body scanners at some airports

    October 25, 2012 4:26 PM

    CHICAGO - The federal government is quietly removing full-body X-ray scanners from seven major airports and replacing them with a different type of machine that produces a cartoon-like outline instead of the naked images that have been compared to a virtual strip search. The Transportation Security Administration says it is... more »
  • Missing boater's body found in Ouachita River

    September 22, 2012 2:03 PM

    MONROE - Wildlife agents say the body of a missing boater on the Ouachita River has been found. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the body of Charles Trascher, 64, of Monroe, was found on the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish Saturday morning. His family reported him missing... more »
  • Body of Mandeville man found in lake

    August 20, 2012 3:37 PM

    COVINGTON - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has retrieved the body of a Mandeville man from Lake Pontchartrain. Capt. George Bonnett, the sheriff's spokesman, says the coroner's office identified the victim as 59-year-old Charles Ellis. Deputies pulled the man's body from the lake Saturday afternoon. Bonnett says Ellis is... more »
  • Police: Body identified as Mickey Shunick

    August 9, 2012 5:45 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police in Lafayette said investigators have positively identified a body found in Evangeline Parish as that of missing college student Mickey Shunick. Cpl. Paul Mouton made the announcement Thursday evening, two days after the body was found buried in a cemetery off La. 10. "There will... more »
  • Body found in St. Helena now a homicide

    August 8, 2012 3:57 PM

    GREENSBURG - Sheriff's deputies in St. Helena Parish today said a person found dead in front of their burned home was murdered. Detective Joe Chaney with the parish sheriff's office said an autopsy found John Nelson Hornsby, 76, suffered blunt force trauma to his head. Hornsby was found... more »
  • Police identify man found in burning car

    August 8, 2012 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the man found in a burning car last week in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said the body found in the vehicle was identified as Rufino Gachuzo, 29, of Hammond. Police had been called out to... more »
  • Police: Lavergne taken out of jail before body found Play Video

    August 8, 2012 12:32 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police confirmed to News 2 that the man accused of kidnapping and killing Lafayette college student Mickey Shunick was taken out of jail shortly before police found a body believed to be Shunick's. Cpl. Paul Mouton said yesterday that a "credible witness" gave them information which led... more »
  • Heart attack likely caused death in NY lake rescue

    August 8, 2012 11:49 AM

    CARMEL, N.Y. - A coroner says a heart attack probably caused the death of a woman whose body was found in the middle of a suburban New York reservoir with a 6-year-old girl clinging to it. The coroner says an autopsy revealed that Pamela Kaner, a friend of the girl's... more »
  • Woman's body found in truck

    August 6, 2012 1:10 PM

    SHREVEPORT- Shreveport police are investigating the death of a woman found inside of a parked truck. Sgt. Bill Goodin tells The Times the unidentified woman's body was found just before 3 a.m. Monday. Goodin says the woman, between 35 to 40 years old, was in a white pickup parked in... more »
  • Body found near Baton Rouge park

    July 23, 2012 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said foul play isn't suspected after a person was found dead in a Baton Rouge park this morning. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the body was found in an area of the City Park near Dalrymple and I-10. According to investigators, the victim appears to... more »
  • Body of missing boater found in Lake Pontchartrain

    June 5, 2012 3:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Search crews have found the body of a Slidell man who fell overboard from a boat in rough waters in Lake Pontchartrain early Tuesday. Searchers with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Coast Guard and Sea Tow pulled 21-year-old... more »
  • Body of unidentified female found near Covington

    May 7, 2012 6:34 AM

    COVINGTON - St. Tammany Parish authorities are working to identify a woman's body found along Interstate 12. The body was discovered Sunday afternoon near Covington. The identity of the body is unknown, but officials with the St. Tammany coroner's office said the body is that of a female.... more »
  • Body found at Kentucky Derby race site

    May 6, 2012 8:21 AM

    LOUISVILLE- Police say a body has been found in the backside area at Churchill Downs, a few barns away from where Kentucky Derby winner "I'll Have Another" is kept. Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says authorities were called early Sunday morning to a barn on the backside of the track... more »
  • Police identify suspect, victim in burned car murder

    May 3, 2012 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police identified the person accused of killing a man whose body was found Tuesday in a burned-out car in East Baton Rouge Parish. Late this afternoon Col. Mike Edmonson announced the arrest of 36-year-old Jason M. Mascarella of St. Gabriel. He has been charged with... more »
  • Body found in burning Lafayette home

    April 12, 2012 7:39 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police are investigating a death of a man found in a burning home. Police say firefighter responded to a structure fire at 12:30 a.m. Thursday and once the fire was out, they discovered a body. Police are investigating the death as a homicide. The identity... more »
  • Missing baby's body found in ditch

    April 10, 2012 10:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reports that the body of a missing 2-month-old was found Tuesday in a ditch across from the home where the baby lived. The child's body was located at 1200 block of East Mount Pleasant in Zachary according to the Sheriff's Office.... more »
  • Body found in Lake Pontchartrain

    April 9, 2012 8:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a body has been recovered from Lake Pontchartrain near where 17-year-old Bilder Lopez went missing Saturday afternoon. Authorities have not yet identified the body. WWL TV reports family members found the body and pulled it from the lake about 7 a.m. Monday. The... more »
  • Body of missing man found in Barataria Bay

    April 6, 2012 2:12 PM

    Barataria, La. - The body of a missing man from Jefferson Parish has been recovered from Barataria Bay. Authorities say two fishermen led them to the body of 64-year-old Louis Adams, of Barataria, early Friday. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said that Adams' wife reported him missing Wednesday... more »
  • Dead boy in a box, mom charged

    April 5, 2012 10:51 AM

    TEXAS CITY - A Houston area woman has been charged in the 2011 death of her 10-year-old disabled son whose body was found in a cardboard box. Police arrested 42-year-old Tina Madrid on a murder charge. Last week a Texas City coroner ruled that her son's death as a homicide.... more »
  • Body found in Red River

    April 3, 2012 8:54 AM

    BATCHELOR - Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's detectives are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose nude body was found floating Sunday in the Red River close to its intersection with Old River. Sheriff's Capt. Steve Juge tells The Advocate authorities recovered the body and sent it to Lafayette... more »
  • Body found by boat operator in Red River Play Video

    April 2, 2012 2:38 PM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies said they're waiting on autopsy results after a woman's body was found in the Red River in Pointe Coupee Parish this weekend. Capt. Steve Juge said a tugboat operator found the body and notified them just before 4 p.m. Sunday. It was in the... more »
  • Investigators still looking for answers in River Road murder

    April 2, 2012 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are still investigating the death of Tiffany Degazon, 33, who was found shot to death on South River Road Saturday morning. She was found by a passerby, but the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has not said where Degazon was killed or how many... more »

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