GALLIANO, LA (WVUE) - The body of a teenager was discovered Wednesday afternoon in Bayou Lafourche in Galliano, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office.
Deputies responded to reports of a drowning in Galliano near East 180th Street. Two teenage boys had allegedly been swimming in Bayou Lafourche when one of them began having trouble swimming and went underwater, authorities say.
Deputies called in additional resources to assist, including volunteers firefighters from Lafourche Parish Fire District 3.
The firefighters, assisted by civilians in the area, recovered the body of Davon Thomason, 16. He was pronounced dead on the scene.