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Coroner releases ID of body found in Lake Pontchartrain

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

The Jefferson Parish coroner has released the identity of the body found in Lake Pontchartrain last week.    He's been identified as 59-year-old Dale W. Crage of Metairie.  Kids walking along the jetty near the Bonnabel boat launch found Crage's body floating in the lake last Wednesday.At the time, the only information given was that the body was described as being that of a middle-aged white man.   

Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich says his office is still working to determine the cause of death, saying it's just too difficult at this time to tell what happened. An investigation into the case is continuing.  .

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