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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Investigators: Stove left on caused fatal fire

    March 20, 2012 10:39 AM

    METAIRIE - Fire investigators say at 68-year-old man was found dead inside a burning apartment in Metairie. His identity has not been released. The fire broke out shortly after midnight. A neighbor spotted heavy smoke coming from the second floor apartment. Investigators say the man's body was found just... more »
  • Man's body found along I-10 in eastern New Orleans

    March 13, 2012 11:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police say a 61-year-old New Orleans man was found dead alongside Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans. Police found the body on the westbound side of the interstate near the Chef Menteur Highway exit around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officer Frank Robertson said the man's car was found abandoned... more »
  • Last crewmember's body found after chopper crash

    March 9, 2012 7:46 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. - U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have recovered the body of the fourth crewmember that had been missing since a helicopter crashed in Mobile Bay in Alabama. Officials said in a news release that the body of Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Knight, of Thomasville, Ala., was... more »
  • Body found on Hwy. 1148

    February 13, 2012 8:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are on the scene where a body was found Monday morning. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of a white male was found near LA 1 on Hwy. 1148 across from Dow Chemical near Plaquemine. Iberville Parish Chief Operating Officer Aubrey St. Angelo... more »
  • Body found in Bayou St. John identified

    January 4, 2012 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish coroner's office has identified the man whose body was pulled from Bayou St. John last week. The Times-Picayune reports an autopsy found that 26-year-old Fredy Antonio Sanchez of New Orleans drowned. Police say pedestrians walking along the bayou spotted him Friday. Firefighters recovered the... more »
  • British authorities look into death of woman found at royal estate

    January 3, 2012 1:30 PM

    LONDON - An autopsy has been conducted on the woman whose body was found at the rural estate in England where Queen Elizabeth and her family celebrated the New Year. Authorities are still trying to learn the woman's identity, and find out how she died. They are treating the case... more »
  • Fugitive's body found in bayou Play Video

    December 7, 2011 4:14 PM

    GROSSE TETE- The body of a man who ran from Iberville Parish Deputies after an interstate traffic stop was found by searchers in a bayou early Wednesday morning. Deputies said he ran after the car he was riding in was pulled over for a traffic violation. Investigators found counterfeit... more »
  • Police ID body found in school parking lot Play Video

    November 21, 2011 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a body found this morning at a Baton Rouge school's campus. The woman is identified as 48-year-old Mona Lisa Seaberry. Sgt. Don Kelly said officers responded to Dufrocq Elementary just after 9 a.m. He said school workers found a woman's body in... more »
  • Body found in parking lot of BR school Play Video

    November 21, 2011 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a body found this morning at a Baton Rouge school's campus. The woman is identified as 48-year-old Mona Lisa Seaberry. Sgt. Don Kelly said officers responded to Dufrocq Elementary just after 9 a.m. He said school workers found a woman's body in... more »
  • Missing man found dead in sewage tank

    September 18, 2011 7:27 PM

    ST. HELENA PARISH- St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Deputies made a gruesome discovery near the Silver Fox Casino. That is near the Livingston Parish and St. Helena Parish lines. Investigators say, a body was found. The victim has been identified as Sam Lathers Jr. Detectives say his clothes were... more »
  • UPDATE: Body of second boater found

    July 25, 2011 3:23 AM

    UPDATE - Searchers found the body of Joshua Peters around 8 a.m. today, up the river from Ben Hur Road. We'll have more information on News 2 at Noon. DONALDSONVILLE- A search will resume at dawn for a Livingston man whose uncle's body was found Sunday in the Mississippi... more »
  • UPDATE: Search called off for missing boater tonight

    July 24, 2011 3:34 PM

    UPDATE: State Wildlife Agents identified the man pulled from the Mississippi River today as 58-year old Larry Peters. His body was found floating near Donaldsonville. Joshua Peters is still missing. Authorities say he is in his late twenties. The search was called off at sundown. It will resume... more »
  • Man drowns on Lake Dauterive

    June 26, 2011 3:06 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La.- The body of a missing boater has been found on Lake Dauterive in Iberia Parish. The Iberia Parish sheriff says the man was reported missing late Saturday. His body was found early Sunday afternoon following a search by deputies and the state wildlife and fisheries agents.... more »
  • Body found in Lake Martin

    June 24, 2011 11:14 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - A kayaker found a man's body in Lake Martin, one of Acadiana's most popular attractions. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Maj. Ginny Higgins says the man has not been identified. She would not say how he was found, how he was clothed or whether there was... more »
  • Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office investigates homicide

    June 18, 2011 4:02 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an apparent homicide in the parking lot of "Alligator Bayou Bar." The body was discovered around 6 a.m. in the parking lot of the bar, located where Ascension, Iberville and East Baton Rouge Parishes meet. The victim has been identified as... more »
  • Body found in shallow grave in Hammond

    May 7, 2011 9:56 AM

    HAMMOND, La.- The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says a body has been found in a shallow grave in Hammond. A news release Friday afternoon said the grave was found by the property's owner. It says experts from Louisiana State University's Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory were... more »
  • Shooting victim found inside car at Ascension Parish park

    February 17, 2011 12:53 PM

    GEISMAR - An Iberville Parish man was found shot to death inside a car at an Ascension Parish park this morning, according to authorities. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 28-year-old Todd Hall of St. Gabriel, and said they last saw... more »
  • Man's body found in Ascension Parish field

    February 4, 2011 1:48 PM

    LEMANNVILLE - An 88-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease has been found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish. The Sheriff's Office issued a statement Friday identifying the man as Joseph Green, of Donaldsonville. Authorities say Green was reported missing by his son early Thursday. The sheriff's... more »
  • Burned body found outside New Orleans stadium

    December 28, 2010 1:54 PM

    A woman's body was found burned to death Tuesday at the entrance of a stadium near the campus of Southern University of New Orleans, and police need your help in identifying her. Police found the woman's body on the ground of the parking lot. The Orleans Parish Coroner's... more »
  • Body found in Red River at Alexandria

    December 20, 2010 7:54 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria police say a man taking a morning walk spotted a body floating in the Red River. Officers say the body was found near downtown Alexandria Saturday. The name of the victim has not been released, pending notification of family. Police say the investigation into the death is... more »
  • Body found under the interstate

    November 22, 2010 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a body found under the interstate. The body was found around 7 a.m. Monday morning near I-110 and Florida. No other details are available at this time. more »
  • Body found in Arizona linked to girl in Louisiana

    November 15, 2010 5:09 PM

    PHOENIX - Arizona authorities say they have discovered the body of a woman believed to be the missing mother of a girl found dead in Louisiana. Sheriff's officials say the possible remains of 31-year-old Suellen Roberts were found Monday in a remote area off Interstate 40 in northwestern Arizona. Thomas... more »
  • Body of missing Miss. boater found in La. sound

    November 15, 2010 6:04 AM

    CHALMETTE - The body of a missing boater from Mississippi has been found. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of 63-year-old David McAdory of Madison, Miss., was found submerged in Chandeleur Sound on Sunday morning. The body was found near his 19-foot boat, which was floating near... more »
  • Man's body found in NO drainage canal

    October 4, 2010 7:00 AM

    New Orleans authorities are seeking the identity of a body found in drainage canal. Coroner's office Chief Investigator John Gagliano said that the body was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Saturday and that the man had drowned earlier in the day. He said foul play is not suspected. Gagliano tells The... more »
  • Missing woman's body identified

    September 8, 2010 12:12 PM

    The body found inside the trunk of a car in Baton Rouge has been identified. Authorities said the body is identified as 55-year-old Kathleen Downey. Downey's car was found Aug. 27 parked at Jefferson Heights Apartments in Baton Rouge. She had been missing since Aug. 3 from Ascension Parish.... more »
  • Skeletal remains identified as Baton Rouge man

    September 8, 2010 10:56 AM

    Sheriff's detectives in East Baton Rouge Parish have identified human remains found under a bridge in July, but still don't know how or why they got there. DNA confirms the remains were of 46-year old Elvin Dalcourt Junior, of Baton Rouge. Evidence shows he died of a gunshot... more »
  • Details emerge after body found in trunk of car

    August 30, 2010 6:45 PM

    New details emerged after a body was found in the trunk of a car in Baton Rouge. Investigators said 55-year-old Kathleen Downey was possibly involved in the disappearance of thousands of dollars. News 2’s Rachel Frost got answers on what detectives are looking at now. more »
  • LSU Faces Lab to help EBR Coroner id body

    August 29, 2010 4:06 PM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Don Moreau told News 2, Mary Manheim with the LSU Faces Lab is assisting the Coroner's Office in identifying a badly decomposed body that was found in the trunk of car in Baton Rouge. According to Moreau, it's unclear whether the Coroner's Office can... more »
  • Neighbors smelled dead body

    August 28, 2010 6:56 PM

    A body found in Baton Rouge is causing a stir among residents of the Jefferson Heights apartment complex. The body was found by an off-duty police officer who was checking out the smell. Witnesses say a woman's body was in the trunk of the car, investigators say it was completely... more »
  • UPDATE: Body found in trunk of car

    August 28, 2010 9:28 AM

    UPDATE: Due to decomposition, investigators will perform an autopsy in order to identify the victim. According to officials, the car is registered to Kathleen Downey, 55, who has been missing since August 3rd. A Baton Rouge Police officer discovered a dead body inside the trunk of... more »

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