LOUISIANA – The body pulled from the Mississippi River on Tuesday has been identified as missing LSU freshman Kori Gauthier.
LSU Chief of Police Bart Thompson said Wednesday the confirmation is a difficult conclusion for all involved but they hope the discovery will bring closure for Gauthier’s family.
Gauthier had been missing since last week. her unoccupied car was found on the I-10 bridge between Baton Rouge and Port Allen after a driver crashed into it. But she was nowhere to be found.
A cause of death has not yet been released.
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