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Man drowns while crawfishing in Plaquemine

Authorities recovered body Monday morning

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 4:37pm

Authorities in Plaquemine recovered the body of a fisherman who was first reported missing Sunday afternoon.

Investigators say a local fisherman found twenty two year old Joshua Rineheart's body in the Grand River this morning.

Crews had called off the search Sunday night because of bad weather.

Family members say Rineheart was baiting crawfish traps Sunday afternoon and never made it back for church.

They found his boots and his boat later that night.

Authorities don't suspect alcohol to be a factor in the accident.

Rineheart wasn't wearing a lifevest.