Authorities identify body found in canal near Des Allemands
UPDATE: Authorities identified the man found in the canal as 50-year-old Perry Barrios.
Preliminary results of the investigation show his death was accidental and due to drowning.
LAFOURCHE PARISH - Detectives with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a canal Wednesday.
The man was found off U.S. 90 approximately one mile from the overpass crossing Bayou Des Allemands. Authorities say foul play is not suspected at this time.
No further information was provided.
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