Authorities Find Missing Teacher Terrilyn Monette

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monette foundTragic news in the case of missing teacher Terrilyn Monette.

New Orleans authorities confirm her body was recovered from Bayou St. John; near Harrison Avenue and Wisner Boulevard.

Monette was last seen in March, driving away from a popular bar.

Since her disappearance  there have been a number of prayer vigils across the city.

And after months of searching area waterways dive teams located her black Honda Saturday afternoon.

State Rep. Austin Badon spearheaded several of the water searches.

“It was not the outcome we had looked for but we did find her. It allowed the family to have some since of relief and closure,” Badon said.

An autopsy is pending as a police investigation continues.