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Washington Parish man drowns attempting to save grandson

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an apparent drowning Saturday morning at the Indian Village boat launch in Slidell. Shortly after 6 a.m., a nearby resident called 911 after reportedly hearing calls for help.  While in route, dispatched received another call in regards to drowning victim at the boat launch. When they arrived, deputies found a male, later identified as Rodney Varnado of Bogalusa, laying on the boat slip…