Sheriff Blaise Smith reports the body of a New Iberia man is identified.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith reports the body of a New Iberia man has been identified.
Sheriff Blaise Smith reported that a body found in a bar pit on Charenton Beach Road has been identified as Christopher Olivier, Jr., 25, of New Iberia.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office dispatch received a call on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, regarding Christopher Olivier, Jr., who was missing. Later in the evening, deputies located a man's body, subsequently identified as Olivier, in the water in a bar pit near the area where Olivier's vehicle had been found.
Foul play is not suspected. The incident remains under investigation and standard toxicology test results are pending.
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