UPDATE: Body found floating in Vermilion River identified

LAFAYETTE La. (KLFY)  The man found dead in the Vermillion river over the weekend has been identified as 31-year-old, Blake Joseph Hebert. Police said he was from the Houma-Thibodeaux.

ORIGINAL STORY:  Lafayette Police have confirmed that at approxiamately 9:30 a.m. Saturday, the body of a male subject was discovered by boaters on the Vermillion River near Rue Chavaniac.

Police say the identity, race, and age of the subject has yet to be determined and the cause of death is under investigation.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Lafayette Police and Medical Emergency Officials are investigating after a body was found Saturday morning floating in the Vermilion River.

Officials are currently on scene at Winthrop Row in Lafayette.

KLFY has a crew enroute and will have further details as more information is released.

 

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