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UPDATE: St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Identify body of drowned teen in pond

Courtesy of SLPSO

According to a release, deputies were called about 5:47 p.m. to the retention pond in the Grand Coteau/Arnaudville area.

Posted: Jul 20, 2021 8:24 PM
Updated: Jul 21, 2021 3:44 PM

UPDATE - The St  Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has released an update late Tuesday night in the investigation regarding a drowned teen.

According to SLPSO, deputies found the body of a drowned teen in a retention pond near Beau Chene High. 

Sheriff Bobby Guidroz is confirming that the body has been recovered just before 10pm from a retention pond near Beau Chene High School. He was identified as 17-year-old Jacory Levier.

Deputies were called about 5:47 p.m. to the retention pond in the Grand Coteau/Arnaudville area.

Witnesses said the victim was riding a horse and went near the retention pond. The horse was later found running down LA93.

SLPSO said they will release more information when it’s available.

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