Police find body along Mississippi River
POSTED: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 4:11pm
UPDATED: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 9:57pm
ST. GABRIEL, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The body has been identified as that of Marcus Franklin, of Baton Rouge. 31 year old Franklin was reported missing from baton Rouge over the weekend. Franklin's body has been turned over the the East Baton Rouge Coroner. The Violent Crimes Unit has taken over investigation of the case.
Iberville Parish Sheriff’s deputies have found a body lying on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Gabriel.
Sheriff Bret Stassi says they believe the body belongs to a man reported missing from Baton Rouge over the weekend.
They also believe a burned out car in Ascension Parish may have been connected to the case.