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Body found in Miss. River near Plaquemine identified

6 years 9 months 1 week ago Monday, September 04 2017 Sep 4, 2017 September 04, 2017 9:00 AM September 04, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

PLAQUEMINE - An investigation is underway in Iberville Parish after a body was found floating in the Mississippi River Monday morning.

Authorities have identified the man as Eugene Hodges. It is believed Hodges died from injuries sustained during a fall. 

Plaquemine Police say individuals on a tugboat spotted the body and called authorities.

Authorities say the water has hampered the identification process. 

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