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UPDATE: Pineville police identify body found on the Red River levee

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Published: May. 23, 2022 at 11:04 AM CDT|Updated: May. 24, 2022 at 12:46 PM CDT
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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - UPDATE: Pineville Police said the deceased person has been identified as Christopher Cheneau, 41, of Marrerro. The next of kin has been notified. Autopsy results are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.

Pineville Police are investigating after responding to a call of a body found on the Red River levee on Sunday.

The call came in around 11:31 a.m. on May 22 that the body of a Black male was found on the levee between the Pineville sewer treatment facility and Fort Randolph State Park. Police have identified the man but they are not releasing the name until the family has been notified.

The body will undergo an autopsy to determine the cause of death. This investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided once it becomes available to the public.

If you have information about this death please contact the Pineville Police Department at (318) 442-6603 or Investigations at (318) 449-5652.

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