Body found in Natchitoches' Cane River

Body found in Natchitoches' Cane River

NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - A body was found floating in Natchitoches' Cane River Monday morning.

Natchitoches police got a call about the body around 9:45 a.m. and went to Williams Ave. just south of the Church St. Bridge where they found the body floating face down in the river.

Detectives identified the man as 28-year-old Antonio Francisco. Police let Francisco's brother know he had died.

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.

The case was immediately turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division. The investigation into Francisco's death is on-going.

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