Body found of man that jumped into Red River

Source: KALB
Source: KALB(KALB)
Published: Jun. 27, 2016 at 9:51 AM CDT
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Around 7:45 a.m. on Monday, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office located and recovered a body from the Red River in the area of Luhr Brothers.

According to Pineville police, the man is identified as Eddie Jeter, who jumped into the Red River on Saturday from the Gillis Long Bridge.

The Pineville Police Department would like to thank all agencies that participated in the recovery efforts:

- Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office

- Pineville Fire Department

- Alexandria Fire Department

- Rapides Fire Protection District # 2

- Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office

- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries