Body found in pond behind War Veterans Home
Sheriff Mike Tregre announced on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at 09:42 a.m., the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call of a body floating in the pond behind the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home located at 4080 West Airline Highway in Reserve, LA. Responding officers located and recovered the body which was later pronounced deceased the parish Coroner’s office. An autopsy will be conducted at a later time in an attempt to determine the cause of death. At this time there is no reason or indication to suspect foul play and this case does not appear to be related to Hurricane Isaac. The identity of the deceased individual is being withheld pending family notification. Sheriff Tregre advised the investigation is active and ongoing.