Body found off Hoo Shoo Too Rd. identified as Amedisys founder
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Coroner has identified the ninth confirmed victim of devastating flooding in the Baton Rouge area.
The body of Bill Borne was recovered off Hoo Shoo Too Road.
Borne was the founder and former CEO of Amedisys in Baton Rouge. Amedisys is a home health services company and is now a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. He resided in Mallard Lakes, according to a person who helped search for him.
The discovery of Borne's body brings the flood-related fatality total to nine. Borne was among the people listed on WBRZ.com's listed of missing persons as storm recovery efforts began to ramp up. He was last seen at around 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to family. His red ATV was found in water along a boat launch at the Mallard Lakes subdivision off Hoo Shoo Too Road. His daughter said she believed he had fallen and injured his head.
More details are expected.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Baton Rouge murder suspect reportedly killed himself during shootout with police in...
St. James residents busy building bonfires for Christmas Eve celebration
Dip in road repaired after call from 2 On Your Side; permanent...
Federal judge refuses to throw out employees' lawsuit against disgraced Louisiana contractor
Family of Da'Ja Davis left with more questions than answers after her...