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Body pulled from Mississippi River in Reserve

RESERVE — A spokesperson for the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a body was pulled from the Mississippi River just before 11 a.m. Tuesday morning in Reserve, near West Second Street and River Road.

Sheriff Mike Tregre said an autopsy is being conducted for identification.

No other information has been released at this time. An update will be provided when more information is available.

 

UPDATE: The body has been identified as missing LSU freshman Kori Gauthier. Please see updated story: https://www.lobservateur.com/2021/04/14/body-pulled-from-mississippi-river-identified-as-missing-lsu-freshman-kori-gauthier/