Man’s body found in Venice waterway

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
police lights

VENICE, La. (WGNO) – The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s death. His body was discovered Wednesday morning floating in a waterway in Venice.

The sheriff’s office was notified of a possible body in Pass Tante Phine/Sugar Lake Bayou, which is a waterway near the 390 block of IDH Road, about 7:15 a.m.

Investigators say the body appears to be an Asian man.

The man remains unidentified.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information on the identity of the body or the circumstances of the death is asked to contact the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office at 504-564-2525.