Tragic drowning claims 4 victims on Sabine River

The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office located the fourth victim of a tragic drowning on Sabine River, a young boy who was found on Aug. 29 around 8:30 am.

The response to this tragedy was enormous and Beauregard Parish Sheriff Herford wants to specifically thank the following people and agencies that provided so much assistance to the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office and the families of the victims of this terrible event.
Beauregard Parish Fire District 1
Beauregard Parish Fire District 4
Sheriff Steve McCain and the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office
Alexandria Fire Department (Dive and Rescue)
Sheriff Mark Woods and the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office (Marine Division)
Plainview Fire and Rescue
Sheriff Doug Hebert and the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office
Allen Parish Fire District 6
Sheriff Tony Mancuso and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (Marine Division)
Sheriff Jayson Richardson and the Desoto Parish Sheriff’s Office (Marine Division and Air1)
Sheriff Stuart Wright and the Natchitoches Sheriff’s Office
Natchitoches Parish Fire and Rescue
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Louisiana State Police
Pineville Fire and Rescue
Sheriff Mark Garber and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office (Search and Rescue)
Lafayette Fire Department
Sheriff Ron Johnson and the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office (Search and Rescue)
Sheriff Scott Franklin and the Lasalle Parish Sheriff’s Office
Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Coordinator Chuck Hurst
Merryville Police Department
Sabine River Authority
Beauregard Parish Police Jury
Acadian Ambulance
Steamboat Bill’s Waffle Shop
These groups really stepped forward to aid us and we are so grateful to them for all of their assistance. We offer continued prayers for the families of all the victims.

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