Rescue crews locate body of missing swimmer Friday morning in Lake Pontchartrain

Louisiana

SLIDELL, La. – (WDSU/WVLA) – Officials said rescue crews located the body of a missing swimmer in Lake Pontchartrain Friday morning.

Her identity is being withheld until her family is notified.

According to the St. Tammany Parish Fire Department, the 20-year-old woman was hit by a boat while swimming.

Crews from the Sheriff’s office, the Coast Guard, and other agencies were assisting with the search and rescue operation. 

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