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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Identifies Body of New Iberia Man Found Near Charenton

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith reportsthe 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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