Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered this morning in a canal just off LA Highway 24 (Bourg-Larose Highway) in Larose.
Two fishermen made the discovery and notified the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol deputies and detectives responded to the scene and retrieved the remains.
After an initial investigation, detectives were unable to determine the identity of the deceased male. An autopsy will be performed at the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office. Detectives were also unable to determine any obvious or specific cause of death.