SCSO releases update regarding missing dock worker

Published 5:17 pm Monday, August 9, 2021

On August 4, 2021, The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating an incident involving a worker that fell from a dock into the Mississippi River at Gnots Reserve located in St. Rose, Louisiana.
Just before 11:00 am on August 9, 2021, the S.C.S.O. received information that the body of a deceased subject was observed in the area of where the dock worker was last seen on August 4th. The St. Charles Parish Coroner’s Office was contacted and a body was recovered from the Mississippi River. Preliminary identification leads detectives to believe that the located subject is the missing dock worker. An autopsy will be completed to confirm a cause of death.
The investigation is still active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Amanda Buchanan with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 783-6807.