Missing man's body found near Bayou Rapides Road - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Missing man's body found near Bayou Rapides Road


ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5 ) – The body of a missing Alexandria man has been found.

According to Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, they located the body of Richard Burnes,77, of Alexandria, around 1 p.m. Wednesday near Bayou Rapides Road in Alexandria.

RPSO said they received a call in reference to a vehicle that fit the description of Burnes' vehicle near Bayou Rapides Road.  Deputies searched the area and found the vehicle and Burnes' body.

The Alexandria Police Department  said they do not suspect foul play.

Burnes was said to have have went missing on Monday, August 26. 

No other information has been released at this time.

The Louisiana State Police, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Department, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Department and Pineville Police Department all assisted in the search.

The investigation is ongoing.

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