Body believed to be that of missing dock worker found in Mississippi River

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ST. ROSE, La. (BRPROUD) – A dock worker fell into the Mississippi River on August 4.

The incident took place at Gnots Reserve.

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation.

Five days after the start of the investigation, a body was located in the Mississippi River.

According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, “The St. Charles Parish Coroner’s Office was contacted and a body was recovered from the Mississippi River.”

The body was allegedly located close to where the dock worker went missing.

Investigators believe that the recovered body is the missing dock worker.

Autopsy results are forthcoming and the investigation remains open.

If you have any information that could help investigators, please call Det. Amanda Buchanan with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-6807.

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