Coast Guard finds body of missing man near Grand Isle

8 years 1 month 14 hours ago Wednesday, April 27 2016 Apr 27, 2016 April 27, 2016 10:19 AM April 27, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard completed their search for a missing fisherman near Grand Isle Tuesday night.

The man missing was 25-year-old Larkeis Durell Bradford. A good Samaritan located Bradford's body on the beach near Grand Isle on Tuesday around 7:30 p.m.

According to the Coast Guard, he was last seen fishing from the Grand Isle beach in the vicinity of Walnut Lane.

The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the initial report around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

The Coast Guard searched 1,112 square miles with surface and air assets, along with Coast Guard Auxiliary, Grand Isle Police and Fire Departments.

"Coast Guard Sector New Orleans would also like to extend their appreciation to the various agencies and volunteers for their support in the search effort,” Chief Petty Officer Shawn Mount, Command Duty Officer, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, said.

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