Bossier Sheriff’s Office Investigating Body Found in Red Chute Bayou

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May 9, 2024 by Ryan Hadden

Investigators with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office are investigating a case involving a body that was found in Red Chute Bayou in the Stockwell/Dogwood area of Bossier Parish. A land surveyor located the body on Wednesday, May 8th, entangled in the brush near a railroad trestle. The body appears to be that of a black male who is about six feet tall in his late twenties or early thirties. The body was removed from the bayou by the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol.
A tentative identification of the body has been made but will be confirmed by the Bossier Coroner’s Office. The investigation will continue pending autopsy results.
If you have any information concerning this case, please call the Bossier Sheriff’s Office at (318)965-2203.