Body found floating in Lake Pontchartrain

Body found floating in Lake Pontchartrain

New Orleans police responded Wednesday to the 8000 block of Lakeshore Boulevard, where the body of a 61-year-old white male was found floating in Lake Pontchartrain.

The discovery was made just after 2:30 p.m. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and police have not released his name. The Orleans Parish coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

No further information was immediately available.

FOX 8 News has a crew at the scene and will have a live report at 4 p.m.

will update this story as details become available.

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