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JPSO investigating possible drowning in Lafitte

New Orleans -- Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a possible drowning in Lafitte. The incident occurred Saturday around 7:15 p.m. in the Barataria Waterway. 

Police say that a 22-year-old Asian man wanted to go swimming in the waterway. He jumped in but never re-surfaced. 

Around 4:00 Sunday evening the man's body was found and removed from the water. 

We will provide more information on this incident as soon as it becomes available. 

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