- Associated Press - Friday, April 10, 2015

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says the body of a missing firefighter has been found in a pickup truck that was recovered from a canal in Metairie.

Sheriff Newell Normand says a news release that the pickup was found about 7:30 a.m. Friday. Normand says the truck was partially submerged in the canal.

Normand says the body found in the truck has been identified as 33-year-old David Yeomans of Metairie. He says Yeomans was reported missing early Thursday morning.

Normand says the incident is being investigated as a traffic fatality.

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