LDWF Agents Investigating Fatal Boating Incident in Lincoln Parish

Published 3:36 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are investigating a fatal boating incident that occurred in Lincoln Parish on March 22.

The body of Stanley L. Morrow, 57, of Dubach, was recovered around 7 p.m. on March 22 from James Lake.

Agents were notified about a submerged kayak in James Lake around 5 p.m. on March 22.  LDWF agents along with Dubach Police Department and the Lincoln Parish Fire Department immediately began searching for the missing boater.

LDWF will be the lead investigative agency for this fatal boating incident.  It is unknown at this time what caused the kayak to capsize and for Morrow to enter the water.  Morrow’s body was found without wearing a personal flotation device and his body was turned over to the Lincoln Parish Coroner’s Office to determine and official cause of death.