- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - Union Parish sheriff’s deputies say the body of a man who drowned in Lake D’Arbonne (DAHR’-bone) has tentatively been identified as 34-year-old David Colter Gray, of Ruston.

The News-Star reports (https://tnsne.ws/1mwKoAJ ) deputies received a call about 2:30 p.m. Monday that a body was seen floating in the lake on the Downsville side of D’Arbonne.

Deputies recovered the body within an hour, and it was sent to Little Rock, Ark., for an autopsy and possible identification.

Sheriff Dusty Gates said Wednesday the autopsy and medical records tentatively identified Gray as the drowning victim.

The sheriff said that Gray had been identified as a suspect in an early-morning burglary March 14 at a Farmerville pharmacy.


Information from: The News-Star, https://www.thenewsstar.com

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