Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the body of a Galliano man was discovered in Bayou Lafourche on Sunday afternoon. Investigators have identified the man as 69-year-old Terry Angelle of Galliano.
At around 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, a concerned citizen reported the body floating in the bayou in the area of West 188th Street in Galliano. A local firefighter had arrived on scene and pulled the body to the shore. Deputies found Angelle’s arms and legs were bound with rope. Angelle’s bicycle was also found on a dock on the west side of the bayou approximately 200 yards from where his body was discovered. Detectives believe Angelle may have been in the bayou for several days.
The investigation into Angelle’s death is continuing. Anyone who may have information regarding his death is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.