UPDATE Thursday 3:25 p.m.: Lafayette Parish Sheriff Detectives have identified the victim who was found in a pond near Verot School Road as Porfirio Garcia.

He was reported missing by family members on Tuesday at approximately 6 pm.

Garcia's cause of death has yet to be determined.
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Lafayette Parish Sheriff;s deputies have discovered a body in a pond near where a 93-year-old man was reported missing since Tuesday night.

According to our news partners at KATC, the pond is located near the intersection of Fortune Road and Verot School Road.

Authorities are currently working to recover the corpse.

No word yet as to whether the body is that of the missing man.