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Body of missing boater found in Larose

Larose - The body of 22 year-old Dustin Thomassie was found Tuesday morning in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Larose. Thomassie had been missing since a boat crash early Sunday morning. He was located in the GIWW approximately a half-mile away from the Delta Farms area in Larose.

A spokesman with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says details of the crash are still under investigation, investigators believe Thomassie and 26 year-old Jordan Duet left to go "frogging" (hunting for frogs) around 3:00am on Sunday.

Thomassie posted a message to Facebook shortly after 4:00am and it is believed the crash occurred sometime after that. Duet was later picked up by a passing boater at 6:30am Sunday morning.
 
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will handle the investigation of the crash.

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