Man, missing since Sunday, found dead in Lake Pontchartrain

Published: Jul. 5, 2016 at 4:25 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2016 at 4:28 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man who went missing on Sunday was found dead near Lake Pontchartrain, according to initial police reports.

At 11:17 a.m. Tuesday, the NOPD responded to call of a body by the water in the 14900 block of Hayne Boulevard.

The victim is a man who reportedly went fishing on Sunday afternoon and had not been heard from since.

The investigation is on-going.

The Orleans Parish coroner will identify the victim and determine the exact cause of death.

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