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Deputies: Death of man found in Bayou Lafourche ruled as self-inflicted

5 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, July 26 2018 Jul 26, 2018 July 26, 2018 7:58 AM July 26, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Authorities say Terry Angelle's death was self-inflicted.

Detectives learned Angelle had previously been admitted to a hospital for treatment for depression, he either refused or did not respond to treatment.


LAFOURCHE PARISH - Officials say a body was found floating in Bayou Lafourche Sunday afternoon.

Police received a call around 2 p.m. reporting a man's body floating in a river near West 188th street in Galliano. 

Authorities have identified the man as 69-year-old Terry Angelle.

Firefighters arrived at the scene to find Angelle's arms and legs tied with a rope. They also reported that his bike was found on a dock 200 yards from the scene. Detectives believe his body had been in the bayou for several days.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lafourche Parish Sheriffs Office at 1-800-743-7433.

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