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Deputies investigating 3-year-old drowning death on False River

1 month 2 weeks 4 days ago Saturday, April 06 2024 Apr 6, 2024 April 06, 2024 5:53 PM April 06, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

POINTE COUPEE PARISH - Deputies are investigating after a three-year-old girl drowned in False River on Thursday. 

Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux a three-year-old girl went missing along Island Road in Ventress just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

Deputies and multiple crews of firefighters started searching for the girl, who was found unresponsive in the water near a pier on False River around dusk. She was taken by AirMed to a hospital in Baton Rouge, where she was pronounced dead. 

Sheriff Thibodeaux said the investigation is ongoing. 

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