Sheriff's Office: Bridge Jumper Identified As Luling Man

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The body of a man who reportedly jumped from the Hale Boggs Bridge in St. Charles Parish has been recovered.

The sheriff's office will only identify the victim as being from Luling. His remains were found Saturday night in the Mississippi River near St. Rose.

A deputy is said to have witnessed the victim walking northbound, climb the bridge railing, jump and was then last seen swimming toward some barges before disappearing Friday.

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