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Body recovered from Bayou St. John

Photo provided by FOX 8 in New Orleans
Friday, December 30, 2011 - 1:01pm

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - A driver spotted a body in Bayou St. John in mid-city this Friday morning and called police.

The man's body was found in the water near Moss and Orleans Avenue.

Police say the call came in around 9:00 a.m.

At this point all they know is that the victim is a man. His age and race are unclear.

Investigators say there were no obvious signs of taruma.

That particular spot in the bayou has been the scene of drownings in the past.

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