PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA (WVUE) - An autopsy was conducted Wednesday on the body of a man who was found in the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office.
Officials believe the body had been in the water for at least a week.
The Sheriff's Office released a picture of a chest tattoo in the hope that someone will recognize it and help identify the man.
The body is that of a white male believed to be between 40 and 60 years old, about 6'1" to 6'3" tall and 230 pounds. The man had light brown eyes, short brown hair with a balding crown and a mustache.
The left side of the man's chest had a skull tattoo and the initial "CN." The man was dressed in a dark-colored tank top and American Eagle jeans with a black belt.