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.