On December 5, 2012 @ 1641 hrs the Iberville Parish
Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to fishermen locating what
appeared to be a body in the Rocky Canal which is located on Myles Road in
Iberville Parish. Deputies arrived on
scene and located a partially sunken body.
Assumption Parish Deputies and the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab
responded to the scene and recovered the body.
The body was identified as Tony Rodriguez Jr., which was the person
involved in the earlier reported Possible Homicide/Missing Person. It appears he had been shot in the upper
chest area. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at the Orleans Parish
Coroner’s Office. No suspects have been
named nor have any arrests been made as of the time of this release. We will
advise further as this investigation develops.
Sheriff Waguespack asks that if you have any information in
reference to this case please contact the Detectives Division at (985)526-1627
or the Communication Division at (985)369-2912.
Callers may remain anonymous.