The body of Robert Thibodeaux Sr. of New Iberia has been recovered after he was reported missing on November 7th when he did not return home from a fishing trip near Marsh Island.

Thibodeaux's overturned boat was found between Cypremort Point and Marsh Island but his body was spotted Monday morning by a local fisherman who notified the Iberia parish Sheriff's office.

Thibodeaux's body was identified by family members.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries and the United States Coast Guard worked together in the search.




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