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59-year-old man slipped, fell and drowned at Catahoula Locks

2 months 2 days 22 hours ago Saturday, August 14 2021 Aug 14, 2021 August 14, 2021 10:21 PM August 14, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. MARTINVILLE - A man drowned after he slipped and fell into the Catahoula Locks.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office said 59-year-old George Barras was walking along the bank around 2:23 p.m. Sunday when he slipped.

Deputies said bystanders got Barras out of the water and attempted CPR before ambulances arrived. Barras died at the scene.

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