According to reports, a 50-year-old man's body was recovered from the Old Courtableau waterway on January 18, 2021. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are continuing their investigation, but they do understand that this incident developed after the man's kayak capsized.

See the details in an article from our media partners @KATCTV3 via Twitter below

LDWF is still investigating the incident to gain a better understanding of how Thomas Godeaux's kayak capsized while out on the water. Eye witnesses told agents that the kayak capsized with the Port Barre man in it and while he attempted to swim to the bank, he went under water and did not resurface.

According to KATC-TV3's report, Godeaux was not wearing a personal flotation device when he got onto the water.

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