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UPDATED: Body found that of young male

A body was found Tuesday evening in the Red River. A body was found Tuesday evening in the Red River.
BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

Bossier sheriffs have confirmed that a body was found Tuesday evening in the Red River is that of a young black male.

After an initial examination, Bossier Parish Coroner John Chandler has been unable to make an identification, but said the body could have been floating for up to two days. He does not expect foul play at this time and  he found no signs of trauma during his first exam.

Fishermen reported the find just after 6 p.m., said BPSD spokesman Bill Davis.

The body was found about 1 mile south of Red River Marina in South Bossier Parish, just off Highway 71, Davis said. Authorities don't think the person is from Bossier Parish.

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