Drowning in Sabine Parish

Toledo Bend Lake (Courtesy: Sabine Parish Coroner)
Toledo Bend Lake (Courtesy: Sabine Parish Coroner)

SABINE PARISH, LA (KSLA) – KSLA News 12 has learned that there has been a Memorial Day drowning accident in Sabine Parish.

Authorities were called out to Toledo Bend Lake just after 6:30 Monday evening.

According to the Sabine Parish Coroner, the victim is identified as 19-year-old Corey Soileau.

We're told Soileau was swimming in a channel of water with his friends.

He swam across the channel, and on his return back to the bank, he went underwater without warning.

His friends say he never re-surfaced.

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents discovered his body in water six-feet deep.

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