Body discovered in Metairie canal

Body discovered in Metairie canal

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - Authorities discovered a body floating in a canal along a busy roadway in Metairie.

Officers found the body of an African American male, wearing a black, long-sleeved shirt, navy blue Dickies work pants and combat boots, in the canal in the 4900 block of Veterans Blvd around 1:30 p.m.

Deputies are calling it an unclassified death.

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