Lacassine man drowns in bayou Saturday night

LACASSINE, La. (KLFY) – Jefferson Davis Parish sheriff’s deputies say a 21-year-old man drowned Saturday night in a bayou near the 18200 block of Foreman Road in Lacassine.

Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey identified the victim as Scott James Borne of Lacassine.

The sheriff’s office received a call of a possible drowning around 7:30 p.m. Deputies arrived and found the victim’s body floating face up near a dock in the bayou.

Borne’s body was pulled out of the water by his father. Deputies and paramedics tried unsuccessfully for 30 minutes to revive him.

Borne was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson Davis Parish coroner.

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