Body Found in Mississippi River on Monday Morning
A body was discovered in the Mississippi River near Port Allen on Monday morning (Sept. 26).
The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to a call around 7:00 am that a tugboat had spotted the body in the river.
A flotilla was summoned to extract the body from the river.
Sources said investigators did not immediately find any signs of foul play.
Details on the person's identity or a cause of death have not been released by authorities.
This is a developing story and the investigation is ongoing.