UPDATE: Body Acadia Parish bayou identified

ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE:  The body which was discovered last weekend in Bayou Blanc just west of Crowley has been identified as Archie Burns, 40.

Burns was homeless and had been in the Crowley area for a short period of time. He was originally from the Dallas, Texas area.

ORIGINAL STORY: An autopsy has been completed and there are no signs of foul play. We are waiting toxicology results which can take some time. Mr. Burns family has been notified.

Boaters discovered the body of an unidentified male in Bayou Blanc between I-10 and the Pontoon Bridge near Estherwood.

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson said the body appears be have been in the water for “an extended period of time.”  It has been sent to the parish coroner for autopsy.

Authorities have not confirmed foul play at this time.


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