IPSO is investigating a boat on fire near the Port of Iberia

Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 6:10pm

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call around 12:15 p.m. Saturday that a boat was on fire on the Commercial Canal at the Port of Iberia.

Iberia Sheriff's Deputies located the boat still smoldering against the bank of the Commercial Canal, which was approximately two miles from the boat landing at the Port of Iberia.

After the fire was extinguished, Lafayette Parish divers searched for the passengers aboard the boat. Two bodies were recovered during the search. IPSO says two people were on board when the boat crashed.

 The identity of the victims hasn't been released.



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