Shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, deputies located a body of a male victim in New River Canal between Lively Road and Cornerview Road in Gonzales.
According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, the victim appears to be 20-40 years of age of average height and weight wearing sweatpants and black tennis shoes.
The victim was wearing a short bun type ponytail and a dark colored jacket.
The victim was wearing a distinctive type of glove on his right hand that was black and yellow in color. The victim also appears to have no visible tattoos.
The victim was also wearing a gold necklace with a quarter size medallion displaying Jesus’ face.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 235-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.