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Severed arm found in canal along I-10 east near LaPlace

5 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 05 2017 Jan 5, 2017 January 05, 2017 12:43 PM January 05, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
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LAPLACE – The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a severed arm found near the Reserve Canal along I-10 east near LaPlace. 

Deputies were called to the waterway on Dec. 29 around 8:30 a.m. after receiving a report from a fisherman who found the arm in the water. Deputies searched for additional body parts, however none were found.

The arm was sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for examination. According to the sheriff's office, results from the examination may be received within 6-8 weeks.

The case is under investigation.

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