Police identify body of Luling bridge jumper
Body of 23-year-old Metairie man recovered from river
The body of 23-year-old Randall Boe, of Metairie, was recovered on Friday after it was spotted by a tugboat worker in the river near St. Rose at 7:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange, Sheriff’s Office spokesman.
According to multiple witnesses, Boe jumped off of the bridge at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
Wearing a yellow shirt and blue pants, he parked a silver Toyota Tacoma on the side of the southbound lanes at the top of the bridge, climbed over the railing and jumped off, according to witnesses.
A construction worker on a river barge told police that he saw a man hit the water and attempted to rescue him, but was unable to do so.
“The Toyoto Tacoma was registered to Boe’s father, that, along with an autopsy, helped us to identify him,” LaGrange said.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for...
Local union workers at Shell and Motiva refineries in Norco went on strike after...
When Hahnville wrestler Kendrick Jones won the LHSAA Division I state championship...
Beginning April 1, St. Charles Parish Hospital will ban smoking throughout the...
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Boutte woman with...
Rather than rely on “hopes and prayers” to find funding for the West Bank hurricane...
The way hardware stores used to and should be is right here in St. Charles. Prompt courteous service from the moment you walk in. Experienced staff eager to assist you find what you need for your next project. Propane refills, U-Haul Rentals available
Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title - 770 views
When Hahnville wrestler Kendrick Jones won the LHSAA Division I state championship last year, one of the first things he said to Hahnville wrestling coach Dan Erwin was “alright coach, what’s next?”