A body was found floating in the Mississippi River in St. Rose Saturday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Just before 6 p.m., police responded to a call for service related to the unidentified body. The Sheriff’s Office Marine Division, Criminal Investigation, Patrol, and the Crime Scene Division responded and recovered a deceased male subject.
The man was clad in a blue colored shirt with a t-shirt underneath, and black colored pants. He appeared to have been possibly in the river for a couple of days, according to police.
The incident is under investigation. If anyone has information about the incident, the Sheriff’s Office asks they contact Detective Jenni Barrette of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-6807.