Update: Red River Drowning - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Update: Red River Drowning

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ALEXANDRIA, La. – Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office released new details on a woman who drowned in the Red River Thursday night.

According to reports, it happened south of the Purple Heart Bridge around 6 p.m. A dive team located the woman's body around 8 p.m.

Family members told deputies they were having a family gathering when Brandy Falkner, 39, of Pollock dove in the water and never resurfaced. 

This is the second drowning this month in Rapides Parish.

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