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  • Car with body found inside tied to missing person's case

    July 22, 2015 6:45 PM

    BAKER - A car where a woman's body was found Wednesday afternoon has been tied to a missing person's case, police said late Wednesday. The discovery was made in the parking lot of the town Walmart around 4 p.m. Police initially said they did not suspect foul play. ... more »
  • Body found in Livingston Parish

    July 20, 2015 4:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Sheriff's deputies said they've investigating how a man wound up dead on some property in Livingston Parish. Sheriff Jason Ard said the man's body was found Sunday in an area off La. Highway 63 south of Livingston. Ard said the body was found by a hunter who... more »
  • New Orleans firefighters pull body from Lake Pontchartrain

    July 13, 2015 11:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans firefighters have recovered the body of a man who had gone missing while swimming in Lake Pontchartrain. Multiple news outlets report the 29-year-old man was reported missing around 8:36 p.m. Sunday. Police spokeswoman Hilal Williams says firefighters located the body about 9 p.m. The victim's... more »
  • Coroner IDs human remains found on Waverly Drive

    June 24, 2015 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said with the help of the LSU FACES Lab, they've identified human remains found next to a house on Waverly Drive last week. The EBR Coroner's Office says the remains belong to Christopher Martin Schlechte, whose body was discovered... more »
  • Identity of body found on Waverly Dr. still unknown

    June 16, 2015 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has yet to scientifically a body found in a "badly decomposed" state Tuesday morning. EBR Parish Coroner Beau Clark said they work their way backward from the time of the homicide to determine the cause of death, so nothing... more »
  • State police: Body found on I-10 in Metairie

    June 10, 2015 10:02 AM

    METAIRIE- State police are investigating the discovery of a body on Interstate 10 near the Veteran Boulevard exit in Metairie. Trooper Melissa Matey said there was no information available about the victim's identity or what caused the death. Matey says authorities began getting calls around 5 a.m. Wednesday of a... more »
  • Coast Guard: 3rd body found in search for missing boaters

    April 28, 2015 4:51 AM

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL - U.S. Coast Guard officials say a third body has been found in the search for missing boaters who were thrown into Mobile Bay during a storm. Officials said in a statement Tuesday that the Coast Guard and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have confirmed the body... more »
  • Missing man found dead on his birthday

    April 8, 2015 12:31 PM

    BAKER - Police said a body found in a Baker creek Wednesday morning was identified as a man reported missing earlier this week. Chief Mike Knaps said the they notified the family of Quentin Jones that he had been found dead off Morvant Road. Knaps said Jones, who... more »
  • Body found along Livingston Parish road

    April 2, 2015 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a body which was found along a Livingston Parish road Thursday morning. The sheriff's office said the body of a man was found mid-morning along Highway 16 in the parish. Deputies said it's not immediately clear how the man died.... more »
  • Police identify victim of shooting found dead in parking lot

    March 26, 2015 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a woman who was found dead in a parking lot in Baton Rouge on Thursday morning. Investigators confirmed the body of Jemina Williams, 34, of Baton Rouge was found next to a small white truck in the parking area of an... more »
  • Deputies investigating body found in DPW lot

    February 26, 2015 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's investigators said they don't suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in an East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works lot. Deputies said the man's body was found around 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the North Maintenance Lot on Highway... more »
  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings committed suicide

    December 16, 2014 2:39 PM

    PENNSBURG, PA - Prosecutors say an Iraq war veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives has committed suicide in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman says police found Bradley William Stone's body at around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday about... more »
  • La., Miss. investigate body found near Slidell

    November 30, 2014 6:09 PM

    SLIDELL, La. - The St. Tammany parish sheriff's office says a man's body has been found near Slidell, and detectives are working with Mississippi authorities to find a person of interest. Sheriff's spokesman George Bonnett says in a news release that the body was found about 4 a.m. Sunday in... more »
  • Ohio State: Missing football player dead

    November 30, 2014 5:20 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State officials say they are grieved to learn of the death of a football player missing since Wednesday. Police tell media outlets they believe a body found near the campus was that of 22-year-old Kosta Karageorge. The senior defensive tackle was last seen at his apartment... more »
  • Two bodies removed from Lake Pontchartrain

    November 19, 2014 9:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials have removed two bodies from Lake Pontchartrain, both of them roughly about a mile from the runway at the lakefront airport Wednesday. The first body was reported found about 9 a.m. The discovery of the body was followed shortly by the report of a... more »
  • Body found in New Orleans canal

    November 6, 2014 3:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man drinking with friends on a sailboat was found dead floating in the industrial canal near SeaBrook Marine. Port of New Orleans spokesman Matt Gresham says the group of friends woke Wednesday morning to find the man missing. He says they searched the harbor area and... more »
  • Body of Houma man recovered Intracoastal Waterway

    October 6, 2014 10:24 AM

    MORGAN CITY - The body of a Houma man has been recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman Adam Einck says agents found the body of 38-year-old Wallace Bailey Jr. around 6:30 a.m. Monday. Einck says Bailey and his father, 64-year-old... more »
  • Man's body found in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

    September 28, 2014 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a man was shot to death Saturday night in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. Investigators say the 26-year-old man was found at the intersection of North Villere and Egania streets at about 6:30 p.m. His identity has not been released. Police say the victim was... more »
  • Body of man knocked off bridge recovered

    September 26, 2014 3:12 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say the body of a man missing since he was knocked off the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge into the Red River has been found. Twenty-three-year-old Kevin Deleon was one of 5 people pushing a small pickup truck that had run out of gas on the... more »
  • Prosecutor: 3 babies' bodies found in filthy house check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Deputies could ID body by Monday

    August 15, 2014 9:27 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Sheriff's deputies could be able to identify a body, found near the Mississippi River, Monday. The sheriff's office has said it could not positively ID the young man who was discovered Thursday because he was beaten so badly. The body was found behind the levee and near the... more »
  • Donaldsonville mother says body found is her son Play Video

    August 15, 2014 4:25 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A Donaldsonville mother hadn't seen her 15-year-old son since last weekend and doesn't believe she'll see him alive again after sheriff's deputies found a body Thursday. Deputies found a badly beaten African American teen dead along the Mississippi River in Donaldsonville. Investigators are waiting on a dental... more »
  • Young man's body found badly beaten could be ID'd today Play Video

    August 14, 2014 3:24 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff Jeff Wiley told News 2 Thursday that a body found on an Ascension Parish levee was too badly beaten for them to make a quick identification. Deputies found the body of a young black male on the levee near Donaldsonville Thursday afternoon. Wiley said the body... more »
  • Sheriff: Body of missing St. James girl found check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 6, 2014 12:44 PM

    ST. JAMES - St. James deputies say they found the body of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey after six days of searching. Officials say she was found at around 10:20 a.m. in a sugar cane field in the Vacherie area. At a press conference, St. James Sheriff Willy Martin said,... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • EBRSO: Homeless person found dead in camp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2014 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a homeless person was found dead in a camp he'd constructed behind a well-known Baton Rouge restaurant. "There were two men, that were sleeping back in a wooded area, they found another man deceased in the area, it looks like he's been there... more »
  • Police identify woman found in park check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Man's body recovered from Red River

    April 2, 2014 10:42 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies have recovered a body of an unidentified man floating in the Red River south of Bossier City. Deputies said Wednesday investigators are working to make a positive identification. The body was found around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday. more »
  • Body of missing Ala. woman found

    February 27, 2014 12:24 PM

    MADISONVILLE - Searchers found the body of a missing Alabama woman Thursday morning near Madisonville, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies said search crews found 26-year-old Melinda Denny's body in a field near Brewster Road. The teams had been searching I-12, Highway 1077 and Highway 21... more »
  • Body found in Iberville Parish

    January 25, 2014 6:53 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department says a body was found this afternoon by two outdoorsmen. The body of a black male was discovered in a cane field off Sidney road in Rosedale. The Iberville Parish Sherif's Department is working with West Baton Rouge. Foul play... 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 »
  • Body believed to be missing mother found

    December 16, 2013 4:14 PM

    SLIDELL - A dive team found what investigators believe to be the body of a missing Slidell mother Monday in a St. Tammany Parish waterway, according to the sheriff's office. A department spokesperson said the dive team found a vehicle around noon in an Oak Harbor waterway, with a... more »
  • Man's body found, possibly murdered Play Video

    December 6, 2013 2:58 PM

    ST. GABRIEL- Sheriff's deputies in Iberville are looking into the possibility that a body found along the Mississippi River was dumped there by a killer. The body was discovered Friday off River Road about a quarter of a mile south of the ferry landing. Someone walking nearby saw it... more »
  • Body found in canal

    November 22, 2013 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they found the body of a murdered man in a Baton Rouge canal early Friday morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said they were called to investigate a disturbance the 2700 block of Cedar Ave. around 6:15 a.m. When officers arrived, they said they found blood... more »
  • Woman's death ruled homicide

    November 18, 2013 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A death investigation has been ruled a homicide, after a woman's body was found in a bayou off South Tiger Bend Saturday . The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner said the woman died of blunt force trauma to her head, neck and chest. She was identified through... more »
  • Body found in a bayou

    November 16, 2013 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE -Deputies are investigating a how a body ended up in the bayou off Tiger Bend in Baton Rouge. Investigators say the body is that of a female, and they are still trying to work out how she died. The identity of the victim has not been released.... more »
  • Murder suspect arrested in Sorrel

    October 1, 2013 9:25 AM

    SORREL - Authorities in St. Mary Parish have tracked down a 23-year-old man wanted in connection to a body found lying in an area roadway Monday. Deputies arrested Jazmine Jamal Jackson of Franklin early Tuesday and charged him with first-degree murder. Jackson is accused of driving the victim... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Body of missing NO area girl found

    July 16, 2013 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The mother of a missing 6-year-old girl has confirmed the discovery of her child's body in a dumpster near the apartment complex where she was last seen, according to multiple media outlets. Ahlittia North vanished from her bedroom in Harvey Friday night or Saturday morning. ... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Body found in Biloxi Back Bay identified

    January 25, 2013 8:47 AM

    BILOXI, Miss.- Biloxi police say a body found Thursday in Biloxi's Back Bay has been identified as a 74-year-old Floyd Lee May. Harrison County Deputy Coroner Charles Wise says May was identified through fingerprints. Wise says foul play is not suspected and an autopsy is pending. Police say a fisherman... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Veteran's body found in Mississippi River

    November 13, 2012 10:26 AM

    VENTRESS - The body of an Iraqi War veteran, who authorities say jumped off the Audubon Bridge on Nov. 4, has been recovered. Capt. Steve Juge of the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office, says the body of 32-year-old Dusty Brouillette, of Baton Rouge, was found about 4:35 p.m. Sunday... 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 »
  • 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 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 »
  • Body found in Mississippi River in Ascension Parish

    May 12, 2012 2:35 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reports a body was discovered this morning in the Mississippi River. It was recovered near Darrow. A worker at a Geismar Plant made the discovery. Investigators say they believe the body could be a crew member from a Russian cargo ship.... 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 »
  • Detectives search near home of murdered woman Play Video

    April 2, 2012 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators searched the neighborhood around the home of a woman found shot to death along River Road looking for clues about her death. Tiffany Degazon, 33, was found shot to death on River Road Saturday morning around 8 a.m. Passers-by thought something had blown out of... 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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