Coroner identifies missing Texan as man found dead in Red River

He last was seen April 6 while walking on North Market Street in Shreveport
The body of 49-year-old Nathaniel H. Cozart, of Mount Enterprise, Texas, was found May 6 in Red...
The body of 49-year-old Nathaniel H. Cozart, of Mount Enterprise, Texas, was found May 6 in Red River at Shreveport. (Source: KSLA News 12)
Updated: May. 7, 2019 at 2:40 PM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, (KSLA) - The man whose body was found Monday in Red River at Shreveport has been identified.

MISSING: Nathaniel Cozart, 49, of Shreveport, stands 5’6” tall and weighs about 160 pounds....
MISSING: Nathaniel Cozart, 49, of Shreveport, stands 5’6” tall and weighs about 160 pounds. (Source: Shreveport Police Department)

The Caddo coroner’s office says he is Nathaniel H. Cozart, of Mount Enterprise, Texas.

The 49-year-old was reported as missing April 8.

He last was seen April 6 while walking in the 400 block of North Market Street in Shreveport.

About 10:30 a.m. Monday, authorities were summoned to the Stoner Avenue boat launch near Veterans Memorial Park along Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway.

The Caddo sheriff’s marine unit searched Red River.

Cozart’s death is being investigated by Shreveport police.

An autopsy was ordered at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport.

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