Deputies find body of missing woman near Bogue Chitto river

Deputies find body of missing woman near Bogue Chitto river

Deputies find body of missing woman near Bogue Chitto river

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Posted on August 8, 2013 at 9:58 PM

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Authorities found the body of a woman who had been missing near the Bogue Chitto river since Sunday afternoon, authorities said

The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says Melanie Borja was located along the bank of the river, half a mile north of Wayne's World.

Authorities said they had checked the area multiple times, but when they returned at 1:15 p.m. with cadaver dogs, searchers spotted her body.

According to the Coast Guard, 22-year-old Borja of Picayune, Mississippi, jumped off of her tube and started swimming around 4 p.m. She was last seen swimming about halfway down the Bogue Chitto River.

 

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