Search and rescue crews recovered the body of a Cameron man this morning, Oct. 5, in the East Pass of the Calcasieu River in Cameron Parish.
Search crews from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Coast Guard began searching for Ronald B. Moore, 44, on Oct. 2 around 4 p.m.
Moore’s body was recovered around 9 a.m. on Oct. 5 near the town of Cameron.
According to witnesses they heard a noise and saw Moore floating in the water while his 16 foot aluminum vessel was circling around him. The witnesses saw Moore bob up and down a few times and before disappearing. The witnesses were able to call for help.
LDWF will be the lead investigative agency for this boating incident. Moore’s body was turned over to the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office to determine an official cause of death.
It is unknown at this time what caused Moore to be ejected from the vessel.
For more information, contact Adam Einck at 225-765-2465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.