BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after a body washed up near the USS Kidd on River Road around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22.
BRPD said they believe the body was “partially submerged by the USS Kidd on the shore.”
The East Baton Parish Coroner’s Office was asked to respond to the scene. Investigators are still working to determine the identity of the individual who was found on Monday night.
The coroner’s office said, “This person is a John Doe at this time pending further investigation.”
This is a developing story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.