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Deputies Locate Body in Lake Pontchartrain

At approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies located a male body floating in the lake just east of the Twin Spans. The man is believed to be the same person seen jumping over the side rail of the  westbound twin span over the weekend. Sheriff’s Office marine division deputies were entering day three of the search for the man after motorists reported seeing him exit his…

Deputies Attempting to Locate Man in Lake Pontchartrain

UPDATE: Search continues The search for a man who reportedly jumped over the side rail of the eastbound twin span enters its second day as St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office marine deputies continue to comb the area.  The man is believed to be from Mississippi.  Yesterday, deputies canvassed portions of eastern Lake Pontchartrain with boats equipped with underwater imaging devices but were unable to locate the man.  The search was aided…