Missing fisherman’s body found in Mississippi River

Around 10am Saturday, June 11th, the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from a tugboat company of a body found in the Mississippi River near the Flopam water intake dock.

The sheriff’s office, coroner & Plaquemine fire headed out on the water to retrieve the body.

Officials have confirmed the body found is the missing fisherman from earlier in the week. His family has been notified.

It was around 5pm on June 8th when someone called in a missing boater in the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge. Officials said the man was fishing when his boat sank and we went in the river.

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