Man’s body found floating in Vermilion River

A body was found in the Vermilion River Sunday morning.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office received a phone call after someone spotted the body around 8:45 am. The caller stated that there was a body caught on a snag near a boating bank, north of the Camellia River Bridge.

According to Captain John Babin with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the caller’s location and the body was determined to be a male.

The cause of death is under investigation

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